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BENNETT, Diana Lea (Van Gundy) 1940-2018


Posted By: K.L. Kittleson
Date: 4/17/2018 at 12:00:14

Diana Bennett

Diana Lea Bennett was born on May 22, 1940, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Irvin and Myrl (Ledbeter) Van Gundy. Diana graduated from Waterloo East High in 1958.

On January 16, 1960, she was united in marriage to Marvin Bennett. They had five children and were happily married for 46 years. Diana was a chef, cake decorator, and caterer for many years. Diana loved her family, music, reading, crocheting, and knitting. She was a published author, taught Sunday school, and was a past president of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

Diana died peacefully at the age of 77 on April 12, 2018, at her home.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband. Diana is survived by her faithful companion for the last eleven years, Richard Hebard; a son, Steve (Sara) Bennett of Macomb, Illinois; four daughters, Vanessa (David) Ebling of Cedar Falls, Linda (Dean) DeVries of Waterloo, Melanie (Rick) Abbas of Aplington, and Bobbi (Ryan) Abbas of Aplington; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

SOURCE: Parrott & Wood funeral home website


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