Diana Lynn (Burton) Orem, 66 of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Born July 24, 1946, in Kokomo, Indiana and is the daughter of Walter and Gerty (Ball) Burton.
Diana was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Castle where she was a very active member and involved with children education and church musicals. She was an assistant at Mays Veterinary Clinic. She was a member of the Red Hats Society and Bible Study Fellowship. Diana was a very artistic person, avid Purdue fan who enjoyed raising her children and being with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Phillip D. Orem of Knightstown; a son, Patrick Burton Orem of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four daughters, Philana Dee (Eric) Blum of Greenfield, Anjanetta Marie (Brian) Oricoli of Pickerington, Ohio, Alicia Mae Orem of Madison, Wis., Autumn Daylnn (Joseph) Paul of West Harrison, Ind.; her mother, Gerty Burton of Kokomo; two grandchildren, AJ and Bellamarie Oricoli; a brother, Keith Burton of Connecticut; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her father, Walter Burton.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at First Baptist Church in New Castle. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in the First Baptist Church in New Castle with Pastor Jerry Ingalls and Pastor Dan Yeager officiating. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery in New Castle.
Arrangements were entrusted to Condo & Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 709 South Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362.
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