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Diane Rose Burningham

July 27, 1934 - March 6, 2013

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Sweet Home Mennonite Church, 1266 44th Avenue, Sweet Home. Interment will follow a Gilliland Cemetery with a graveside service for Noel and Diane at 3:30 pm.

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Diane Rose Burningham, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington. She was born in Oakland, California to Stan and Lillian (Lyall) Pheby. She lived in Oakland before moving to Sweet Home with her family in 1968.

Diane was employed at Pineway Golf Course for many years.

She was a dedicated wife and mother and a very strong and supportive person to all the people she loved. Diane particularly enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was always there for them, giving them lots of time, love and important life lessons.

She enjoyed flowers, gardening and cooking and shared her talents with her children. Diane loved dogs. She was savvy on computer skills and games and always wanted to keep up with the kids. Diane and her husband spent several winters in Yuma, Arizona.

She is survived by: her daughters, Pamela from Albany and Raenel from Sweet Home; grandchildren, Jason, Kaci and Christopher; and six great grandchildren, Jeffrey, Joshua, Juston, Jenessa, McKaylin, and Trestin. Diane was preceded in death by her husband, Noel, in 2012; son, Paul, in 1996; and parents, Stanley and Lillian Pheby.

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Sweet Home Mennonite Church, 1266 44th Avenue, Sweet Home. Interment will follow a Gilliland Cemetery with a graveside service for Noel and Diane at 3:30 pm.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.