Diane Kay (January) Ashley, born February 10, 1961 passed away surrounded by family April 4, 2016.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Darryl Ashley; their four children, Jonathan Ashley (Kari), Rebecca Northcott (Peter), Jennifer Ashley, Elizabeth Ashley; their grandson George; her mother Rita January; her five brothers, James January (Atheta), Lynn January, Leon January (Ranada), Terry January (Tammy), Greg January (Mikala); nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends. Diane is preceded in death by her father Edwin January and her grandparents.
Diane graduated from Little River High School in 1979 and received her Associates Degree from Johnson County Community College. While she held several jobs, the career she was most proud of and loved was being a mother. She was an active parishioner of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, a member of Beta Sigma Phi, and a frequent volunteer at Catholic Charities.
The visitation will be on Friday, April 8 from 6 – 8 PM at Prince of Peace Catholic Church
16000 W. 143rd St. Olathe, KS 66062, with the rosary beginning at 6:00 PM. Her funeral mass will also be held at Prince of Peace on Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas at catholiccharitiesks.org. Assistance by Funeral Advocates, LLC