Diane Thomas

Diane M. Thomas, 61, of Ironwood, MI, formerly of Staples and Salt Lake City, UT, passed away December 12, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

No services will be held at this time, however a celebration of life service will be held in the near future.

Diane was born February 1, 1959 to James and Doris (Hutchins) Quinlan in Boulder, Colorado. 

Survivors include two sons; Danny (Christine) Smith, one grandson, Austin Smith and one great-granddaughter Sophia Heart, all of Lancaster, PA and Jeffrey Michael Emery of Ironwood, MI and Salt Lake City, UT and three grandchildren Kira, Madison and Devan; two brothers, Michael Quinlan of Boise, ID and Gary Quinlan of Staples; her dog, Oliver, her constant companion whom she rescued from an animal shelter. Diane was especially fond of rescue animals and has had several over the years along with volunteering at various animal shelters. 

Preceding Diane in death were her parents; along with her first rescue cat, Ragan. 

Diane will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

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