Diana Rae Milburn, age 68, of Gnadenhutten, loving wife of Ray Dean Milburn, went to be with the Lord at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, October 2, 2022 in Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia.
She was born July 12, 1954 in Canton, Ohio; daughter of the late Florence Joyce MaHaffey. She was a 1972 graduate of Claymont High School.
She and Ray started their life together and were married December 9, 1972, making this year their 50th year together. Diana was a 30 plus year retiree of Provia of Sugarcreek where she ran a production line. She enjoyed spending time singing Karaoke with friends and family.
She is survived by her husband, Ray; her brother, Duane (Kelly) Vance of Dennison; four brothers-in-laws: Charles (Debora) Milburn, Jr. of Uhrichsville, Randy (Darlene) Milburn of Uhrichsville, Daniel (Barbara) Milburn of Wainwright and Steve Sentz of Gnadenhutten; three sisters-in-laws: Candy (Wayne) Howell of Tuscarawas, Diane (Rick) Sentz of Uhrichsville, and Shirley (Paul) Creighton of Wainwright; a special nephew, Dale Taylor of Arizona; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
In addition to her mother, Florence J. MaHaffey, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Radeana Ann Milburn, her father and mother-in-law, Charles and Dorothy Milburn; a sister-in-law, Marlene Sentz; a nephew, Terry Burdette, and niece, Jennifer Milburn.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Koch Funeral Home, 244 North Walnut Street, Gnadenhutten where the funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Harvey officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens, Dover.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff and nurses at the Community Hospice Truman House.
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