Diane LeGrand


Diane R. LeGrand, 58, of Woonsocket, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Woonsocket.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 13, at Luze Funeral Home, Highmore. There was a lunch gathering at D&K Outpost in Highmore prior to the funeral. Burial was at St. John’s Cemetery, Harrold. Luze Funeral Home of Highmore was entrusted with Diane’s arrangements.

Diane Ruth was born in Pierre on Oct. 18, 1960, to Richard and Gloria (Lehrkamp) French. She enjoyed six years on the farm at Harrold before the family moved to Huron where she attended St. Martin School and graduated from Huron High School.

On Dec. 17, 1977, she married Rodney LeGrand. To this union, two children were born, Jeremie and Crystal.

She lived in Huron, Alpena and Sioux Falls for some time before moving to Watertown and the Woonsocket nursing home. 

Diane is survived by her children, Crystal Christensen (Chad Kopfmann) of Wessington Springs and Jeremie LeGrand (Melinda Salas) of Huron; mother, Gloria French of Philip; five grandchildren; sisters, Fay (Doug) Hauk, Julie (Jeff) Stroup and Lori (Grant) Seaman; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard; her children’s father, Rodney; her maternal and paternal grandparents.

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