Diane G. (Palmer) Mehl- Kolenich, 77 of Shadyside, Ohio died Monday September 14, 2020 at Belmont Manor in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

She was born April 20, 1943 a daughter of the late Lawrence and Bernice (Burge) Palmer Sr. in Bellaire, Ohio. Diane worked for East Ohio Regional Hospital as a nurses aide. She was a member of the Neffs American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. Diane loved family gatherings and spending time with her loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Donald Mehl Sr., a daughter Debra McGinnis, two brothers, Richard Palmer Sr. and Rodney Palmer Sr. as well as an infant granddaughter Stacey McGinnis.

Diane is survived by her husband Michael Kolenich, her sons, Donald (Donna) Mehl, Dave (Jill) Mehl Sr, and Eric (Sondra) Mehl. In addition she is survived by a sister Shirley Underwood and two brothers Lawrence and Robert Palmer; as well as 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Thursday September 17, 2020 from 12pm to 2 pm and 4pm to 7 pm. Services will be held on Friday September 18, 2020 at 11 am with Rev. Donna Mehl officiating.

Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio. Memorial contributions will benefit Autism Research by going to “TMCFunding.com”. Share your thoughts and memories of Diane with the family at www. bauknechtaltmeyer.com