Diana Renee Brunner, 52, of Belle Center, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at the James Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio.
She was born on February 8, 1961, a daughter of Robert G. and Janice M. (Johnston) Quay who both survive in Belle Center.
On June 20, 1987, in Belle Center, she married David E. Brunner and he survives along with their children, Devyn J. Brunner, Drake E. Brunner, and Denay N. Brunner all of Belle Center; her siblings, Debbie (Paul) Claassen of Bellefontaine, Doug (Julie) Quay of Rushsylvania; brothers and sisters in-law, Mike (Susan) Brunner of Huntsville; Deb (John) Hanson of Huntsville, Delores Brunner of West Liberty, Mark (Donna) Brunner of Bellefontaine, Diane (Don) Lewis of Lewistown, Lory (John) Park of Texas, John (Deb) Brunner of Bellefontaine; mother-in-law, Janet J. Brunner of West Liberty and numerous nieces and nephews.
The most important aspect of her life was her family. Her greatest joy was being a loving wife and mother. She relished the peaceful lifestyle of the country.
Diana was a faithful and active member of the Belle Center United Presbyterian Church, where she was an ordained Elder and a member of the choir. She also taught Bible School and Children’s Choir and led the Puppet Ministry. She was also a member of the Joy Circle Group Bible Study.
She dedicated almost 30 years to her students at the Indian Lake School District, where she taught Computer Technology and Mathematics at both the Elementary and Middle School levels. She will be greatly missed by those whose lives she touched.
She was a very creative person who loved to crochet and enjoyed doing many other crafts. Among her numerous hobbies were baking pies and cinnamon rolls, picking wild raspberries and making jam, and traveling.
Pastor Jim Burton will lead a 10 a.m. Celebration of Life on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Belle Center United Presbyterian Church, where friends may call on Friday, January 24, 2014, from 3-7 p.m. and on Saturday one hour prior to the funeral. Private family burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Belle Center United Presbyterian Church, 202 Walnut Street, Belle Center, Ohio 43310, or to the Diana Brunner Memorial Fund at Huntington Bank, 201 East Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 to benefit the family.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.
Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, assisted the family with arrangements.