Dian Molin, of Ogilvie, MN, died on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the U of M Hospital. She was 58 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 27th at Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora. Rev. Dean Oelfke will officiate.
VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
Dian Molin was born Sept. 24, 1952 to Margaret and Arthur Cox in Coon Rapids, MN. She was the 3rd child of 7 children. She grew up in the Twin Cities and graduated from Ogilvie High School with the class of 1971.
Creating adventures was her life. She enjoyed practicing martial arts, cooking, painting artwork, writing poetry, gardening, remodeling homes and spending time with her family and friends. She was also a wonderful caregiver to her mother Margaret for the past 10 years. The twosome were seldom apart which earned them the title of “Frick and Frack” by their closest friends.
Her passion of cooking led her to her career as a cook at “Shirley’s Double J” of Ogilvie and from there to Mora Hospital dietary department. After that, she ventured into the field of Human Services Support Specialist. She retired from Minnesota Extended Treatment Options in 2007.
She had a wide range of interests which included her earning a degree as a Machinist from Pine Technical College as well as receiving an Editor’s Choice Award from “Poetry.com and the International Library of Poetry” for a poem she had written in 2003.
She was preceded in death by her father Art Cox; sister Wilma Jean Johnson and her brother Richard Cox.
She is survived by her mother Margaret Cox of Ogilvie, MN; Siblings, Shirley Pearson (David) of Ogilvie, MN; Loren Cox (Gloria) of Babbitt, MN; Mary Palmer (Brian) of Pine City, MN; David Cox of Mora, MN; Kelly Klin of Milaca, MN; Pearl Cox of IL; Daughters, Candice Cox (Les Cable) of Zimmerman, MN; Brook Zach (Brad) of Brooklyn Park, MN; Son, Michael Molin of Mora, MN; Grandson’s Craig and Chase Cable and Collin Taylor; Many special nieces and nephews and a very special pet named “Mi-Shu” the cat.
Her vibrant spirit and her colorful and vivid imagination will be truly missed.