Diane Marie Sudbeck, age 67 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Hartington Care and Rehabilitation Center. She is the daughter of Vernon Sudbeck.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, Nebraska with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial of her cremated remains will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday from 5-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. Visitation continues one hour prior to services on Thursday.
Diane Marie Sudbeck was born on January 17, 1951 in Yankton, SD to Vernon Herman and Bonnie Louise (Jaeger) Sudbeck. Diane graduated from Cedar Catholic High School in Hartington in 1969. She then attended the University of South Dakota where she received her nursing degree. Diane started her nursing career at Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD, then moved on to Sturgis, SD for a short period of time. She then joined the Traveling Nursing Corps where she accepted assignments in California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Virginia and Maryland (working at Walter Reeds Army Hospital and the National Institute of Health.) Diane then went to Jerusalem, Israel where for the next 16 years she worked in the critical care unit at Hadassah Medical Center. Throughout her stay in Jerusalem, she went with a missionary group to Poland and Russia where they helped the poor with food, clothing, and medical needs. Diane resumed her travelling work while in Omaha, NE and then moved back to Hartington in 2005, living on the home place. She began helping Vernon care for her mother Bonnie at that time. Diane also helped with the area aging group while in Hartington.
Diane is survived by her father Vernon Sudbeck of Hartington; sister Karen & husband Ed Scodoris of Hartington; brother David Sudbeck of Charleston, WV; uncle Ralph (Darlene) Jaeger of Sioux City, Iowa; aunt-in-law Alice Klug; cousins John Jaeger, Maria Wheeler, Joan Lammers, and Carla Ausgustine.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Bonnie Sudbeck on July 3, 2010; a sister Brenda Bottolfsen; nephews Joshua Bottolfsen and Jeffrey Vandermark; niece Julie Vandermark; uncle Bill Jaeger; uncle & aunt Lajoy & Elly Sudbeck.
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Vernon and family my heart goes out to you on your loss. She was such a loving giving person.
Dennis Johnson &Vicky Alexander Johnson
Vernon and family, our heartfelt sympathy at the loss of Diane. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!
Ken and Mary Thunker
Please know that each of you are in my thoughts and prayers. May you experience the peace and comfort only Jesus can give.
Diane love you. Thank you Lord for the gift of Diane.
Sorry for your loss Karen and Ed. Sending healing thoughts
Vernon and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Diane's passing. I have so many good memories of her-she was my first friend when we moved to Pleasant Valley. You are in my thoughts.
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