Diane J. Propst, age 78, of Gravois Mills, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at her home. She was born November 11, 1939, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Robert and Wanda (Samborski) Challinor.

Diane J. Propst, age 78, of Gravois Mills, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at her home.  She was born November 11, 1939, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Robert and Wanda (Samborski) Challinor.

On October 12, 1957, in Chicago, she was united in marriage to her surviving husband, Mack H. Propst. While living in Illinois, Diane was employed at Prudential and also a veterinarian’s office.  Her love of dogs lead her to a life of judging dogs for forty-seven years.  She enjoyed traveling the United States and Canada judging at various dog shows. She had a passion for gardening and was a member of the Lake Bloomers Garden Club.  Diane was also a member of the Lake Ozark Corvette Club.

She lived life to the fullest and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her husband, Mack, of sixty years, she is survived by her sons, Matthew Propst of Versailles, Missouri and Robert Propst of Cary, Illinois; two grandsons, Matthew Propst and Zachary Propst and many friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Challinor.

A celebration of Diane’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 25th, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Laurie.  A meal will be served at 11:00 a.m. followed by a celebration of her life.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Ozarks Kat and K9 Shelter in Sunrise Beach.  Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.  Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.