Diane Marie Mixon, 64 died September 6, 2021, in her home. She was born March 16, 1957, in Jackson, MI, the daughter of Robert J. and Barbara A (Hoard) Leahy.
Diane graduated from Sexton High School and subsequently attended nursing school at Lansing Community College becoming a registered nurse. She served her patients with passion in multiple areas throughout her career, including Labor and Delivery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and later in Addiction Medicine. She married her long-time love, Mark Mixon, recently celebrating 32 years of marriage. Diane was an amazing mother, wife, grandmother, and nurse, and above all else, a good person.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister Elizabeth, and two brothers, Steven and Timothy. Surviving in addition to her husband Mark O’Dell Mixon, are her daughters Mollie Devenbaugh-Mixon and her husband Eric of Florissant, MO, Amanda Peitsch and her husband Jay of Lansing, MI, her son Mark Anthony Mixon and his wife, Amanda, of Fort Collins, CO; 7 grandchildren, Landon Devenbaugh, Brody Devenbaugh, Mark L. Mixon, Julius Peitsch, Anna Mixon, Luke Peitsch, and Kolten Devenbaugh; two brothers, Robert Leahy and his wife Rebecca, of Lansing, Peter Leahy and his wife Molly, of Portland, and three sisters, Deborah Leahy, of Lansing, Patricia Danko and her husband Andrew, of Grand Blanc, and Theresa Chesney and her husband Kevin, of Jackson; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Diane will be deeply missed by her loved ones. A private celebration of her life will be held for her family.