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Diane Lee VanderVeen

March 20, 1959 August 17, 2008
Diane Lee VanderVeen
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Diane L. VanderVeen, 49 was born on March 20, 1959 in Worthington the daughter of Joseph and Kathryn Schumm Meyers.  Diane grew up and attended school in Worthington. She married Robert VanderVeen Sr. They moved to Utah for short time and were later divorced.  She returned to Worthington and enjoyed working as a retail clerk for several businesses. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and reminiscing about her children’s activities when they were younger.  She enjoyed music, gardening and camping with her special friend Michael Marcotte.  Diane had ongoing heath issues and passed as a result at Sanford Vermillion Medical Center in Vermillion, Sunday, August 17, 2008. 
    Diane is survived by her son Robert VanderVeen Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska and her daughter Nicole VanderVeen of Windom, Minnesota; her mother Kathryn Morrison Crews (Charlie) of Staples, MN; two brothers, David (Catherine) Meyers of St. Cloud, MN and James (Cheryl) Meyers of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; one sister Pat (Wendell) King of Shoreview, MN; several nieces and nephews, along with uncles and aunts and numerous cousins.  She is also survived by her loving friend of eighteen years Michael Marcotte. 

    Funeral services were held at  10:30am on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at the American Lutheran Church with Pastor Elizabeth Radtke officiating. Burial was  at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Worthington.  Casketbearers were Wendell King, Jason King, Mark  Marcotte, Mitch Marcotte, Alan Benson and Scott Oberloh.  

Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Wednesday at Benson Funeral Home in Worthington


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