Christensen, Diane J. (Platko), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Saginaw Senior Care & Rehab Centre. Age 66 years. The daughter of the late Peter and Stella (Sliwany) Platko, Diane was born August 28, 1945 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was employed as a secretary at the Hemlock Hotel. Diane was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and loved her animals. Surviving are three sons and their spouses, Scott and Teresa Reid, Marc J. Reid, Brett and Renee Reid, all of Saginaw; six grandchildren, Abigayle, J., Tyson, Tanya, Terrence and Tifani; an aunt, Ann Suhr. Diane was preceded in death by a son, Brian M. Reid. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Richard E. Jozwiak will officiate. Honoring Diane’s wishes, cremation will follow. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Saginaw County Humane Society or Heartland Hospice.