Dianna Sandholdt

Dianna Jean Sandholdt (McClain)

February 2, 1949 - October 12, 2020
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Dianna Jean Sandholdt, 71, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at Eagle Point Health Care Center on Monday, October 12, 2020. A visitation, celebrating her life, will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm on Saturday, October 17, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Dr.). Honoring her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation with burial at a later date. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Dianna was born February 2, 1949 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen McClain. Dianna was married to Harley Keis in November 1965, they would later divorce. She then married Gary Delargy in June 1971; they would also divorce. She was then united in marriage to Douglas “Doug” Sandholdt on July 2, 1993 in Sabula, Iowa – Doug passed away on August 3, 2009.

Dianna worked a portion of her life as an Asphalt Roller Operator, working on several Interstate roadways. She also maintained her CDL and drove a truck. Additionally, she worked as a bartender from time-time.

Dianna loved riding horses and was an active member of the Clinton County Horsemen’s Association. She also enjoyed raising Cockatiels and loved all of her dogs she had throughout her life. She also enjoyed fishing and for part of her life was a commercial fisherman. Above all, she loved her family very much and will be greatly missed.

Dianna is survived by her children - Harley Keis, David Keis, Tonya Carrico and Herbert Keis all of Davenport and Gary (Kristal) Delargy of Clinton and Tony (Emma) Delargy both of Clinton and Douglas (Rebecca) Sandholdt of Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters – Lisa (Wayne) Boles, Terri (Lyle) Boles and Mike (Dawn) McClain all of Morrison, IL and Dawn (Glenn) Stuart of Fulton, IL.; with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband – Douglas; son – Jason Delargy, one grandson, one brother – James McClain, one niece and one great-niece.

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    Saturday October 17, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Saturday October 17, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel
    2610 Manufacturing Drive
    CLINTON, IA 52732
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