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Diane Starlene LaGesse 1953 - 2011 Lawrence

Paid family tribute

Funeral services for Diane Starlene Binns LaGesse, 57, will be held at Lawrence Free Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Lawrence, Kansas. Inurnment will take place at Scott City Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas, at a later date.  
Diane LaGesse died April 8, 2011, at her home.
Diane was born December 15, 1953 in Scott City, Kansas, the daughter of James and Norma Binns.
She married John LaGesse on May 21, 1972 in Scott City, Kansas and later moved to Newton, Kansas. They had two daughters, Jenny and Amy. In 2000, Diane and John moved to Lawrence, Kansas, where Diane was employed at Bath and Body Works. Diane enjoyed trips to San Francisco with John, visiting and traveling with her daughters across the country, and margaritas with friends.
Diane was a caring daughter, sister, and friend, devoted wife, and a loving mother. She will be missed by all.
Survivors include her husband, John; daughter Jenny LaGesse; daughter Amy LaGesse and husband Chris Hamblin; mother Norma Binns; stepfather Warren Sherwin; and brother Tony Binns.
The family will receive friends at the reception following the funeral service at Lawrence Free Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.