Notes for: Dianna Lea Bodine

From Ronny Bodine:

Obituary, Chicago Suburban Daily Herald (Chicago, Ill.) of 14 Sept 2010.
Dianna Lea Wende a longtime resident of Wheaton. Visitation for Dianna Lea Wende, 67, will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Road (one block east of Naperville Road), Wheaton. Funeral prayers will be said at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, proceeding to St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Born Sept. 1, 1943, in St. Paul, Minn., to Rosemary and the late Wayne Bodine, she died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at 7:03 p.m., after seven years of a courageous battle against cancer. She passed peacefully at Elmhurst Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dianna was the beautiful and beloved wife of Hollis for 47 years; devoted mother of Laura (Justin) Halpenny and Joseph (Tracy); loving grandmother of Jake, Lily and Sean Halpenny, and James, Charlie and Elizabeth Wende; cherished sister of Elsie Dieden and Michael (Eunice) Bodine; dear sister-in-law to Larry (Marge) Wende, Bob (Joan) Wende and Violet Odell; and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many cousins and friends. Dianna had a tremendous strength of body, mind and spirit, which made her an inspiration to all who knew her and cared about her. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society , 1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. For information, 630-668-0016 or