Dianne Elizabeth Bateman
Dianne Bateman died on June 5, 2013 at the age of 62 in the Royal Alexander Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Edmonton in December of 1950, she was the eldest of 5 children . Her early years were spent involved in junior choirs, pedal pushers,and church related summer camps. Dianne was a good student and went on to university achieving a Bachelor of Arts in 1976 from the University of Calgary. She worked in Edmonton at The Society For Retired and Semi Retired for 30 years ,a job she loved, retiring herself in 2003. Her free time was spent involved in Women’s Aglow, live theatre ,reading and family activities. She enjoyed photography as a hobby and travel to Florida and our Canadian Rockies. She maintained her spiritual being both through attendance at services, personal readings and ongoing support of various charities,including the Canadian Bible Society. She was predeceased by both her parents Richard and Dorothy as well as her youngest brother David. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, August 2 ,2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ponoka Funeral Home to both honor and celebrate a life too short. Friends and family are welcome.