homepage logo


Diana McTamaney, 59

Apr 30, 2021

Blue Earth – Diana McTamaney, age 59, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at her home in Blue Earth.

Diana was born March 16, 1962, to Mary and Gene Norwood in Farmington, New Mexico. After graduation from Grand Rapids High School she received a degree in photo finishing. Taking a job with Fuji she traveled the country installing photo finishing labs. Ready to settle down she returned to Grand Rapids and met Denny, home on leave from the Navy. Diana and Denny married Aug. 26, 1992. Diana worked as a mortgage underwriter but loved getting her hands in the dirt. She grew and showed African Violets winning many awards. She loved being outside in her flower gardens. In 2008 Diana and Denny bought Gartzke’s Greenhouse and Floral and moved to Blue Earth. Diana ran the flower shop and Denny the greenhouse. Diana loved being around flowers and tending to her succulents, to which she had hundreds.

Diana is survived by her husband, Denny McTamaney, of Blue Earth; her mother, Mary Norwood, of Blue Earth; sister, Bobbie Putnam, of Ludington, Michigan; brother, Mark Norwood, of Tombstone, Arizona; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and her loving pets.