Obituary — Diane Mae Wuebben

Wuebben, Diane

WYNOT — Diane Mae Wuebben, 74, Wynot, died Dec. 31, 2015, at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, S.D.

Visitation and a Vigil service were Sunday at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church, Wynot, and continued Monday, at the church, one hour prior to services.

Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 4 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church, Wynot, with the Rev. Eric Olsen officiating.

Burial was at the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Wynot. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Pallbearers were Terry Becker, Matt Burbach, Forrest Dendinger, Josh Lawler, Brent Pick and Ron Stockwell.

Honorary pallbearers were Terry and Cheryl Pinkelman, Don and Doral Schroeder, Ron and Rose Rolfes, Marcel and Jerri Backman, LeRoy and Sally Beste, Larry and Kathy Lauer, and the Tuesday Morning Coffee Group.

Diane Mae Wuebben, daughter of Louis “Buster” and Albe (Haberman) Forinash was born June 12, 1941, on the farm near East Bow. She grew up on the farm east of Hartington and attended Mayflower District 46 country school. She was a 1958 graduate of Hartington Public School, where she was a cheerleader and Homecoming Queen. She attended Mount Marty College, Yankton, for one year.

She married Dr. Daniel M. Burbach Nov. 26, 1960, at Holy Trinity Church, Hartington. They had three children, sons, Timothy, Hartington, and Loni, Norfolk; and daughter, Kelli.

Diane married Maurice J. Wuebben Sept. 7, 1981, at Sacred Heart Church, Wynot. She and Maurice lived in Wynot until the time of her death.

She held many responsibilities within the parish, including President of the Council of Catholic Women and Parish Secretary. Within the community, she played an active role in planning the Wynot Community Diamond and Centennial celebrations.

Diane worked at Rossiter Insurance, Cedar County Courthouse, Wynot Public School, The Sandbar and Wynot Oil Co. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, playing cards, cribbage, gardening, dancing, and her Tuesday Coffee Club with the girls.

She is survived by her husband, Maurice; two sons, Tim (Fay) Burbach, Hartington, and Loni Burbach, Norfolk; grandchildren, Ashley (Forrest) Dendinger, Hartington; Casey Burbach and fiancé Josh Lawler, Omaha; and Matt Burbach, Columbus; three great-grandchildren, Teyton, Hadley and Piper Dendinger, Hartington; four sisters, Sharon (Jay) Stockwell, Loveland, Colo.; Linda (Tom) Steffen, Hartington; Vicki Pick, Wayne; and Kathy (Marion) Vinton, South Haven, Miss.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Albe Forinash; her husband, Dr. Dan Burbach; daughter Kelli; brothers-in-law, Gary Pick, Norm Wuebben and Claude Wuebben; and sister-in-law, Delores Becker.