Diane Elaine Raney (Wilson)
September 13, 1965 – October 19, 2015
Diane passed away suddenly at her farm home in
Williston, North Dakota.
Born Diane Ulrich in Calgary, Alberta, she spent her early childhood years on her family’s farm in Saskatchewan. She attended High School in Edmonton, Alberta, and later moved with her son Robert to Vancouver Island, B.C., where she met and married Dale Wilson, and became the proprietor of Diane’s Cards and Gifts. Diane and Dale became the proud parents of their daughter Dedriane.
Diane resumed her education, becoming proficient in accounting and financial management. She became Chief Financial Officer for Direct Grading and Paving Co. in Las Vegas, a position she held until her death. After the company started operations in North Dakota, she moved the financial office to Williston, where she also acted as North Dakota Operations Manager.
Diane leaves to mourn her children Robert Ulrich and Dedriane Wilson; her mother, Darlene Ulrich (Ernie); her father, Wayne Ulrich (Helena); her sister, Karen Robertson (Don); her husband, Mark Raney; her former husband, Dale Wilson; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Her first grandchild, Hunter Noordhoek (named after Diane) was born in Las Vegas as Diane was being buried in Williston.
Diane was buried on October 24, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in Williston, North Dakota.
A celebration of her life will be held in Duncan, B.C.,
at 2pm, Sunday Dec 20.
For details call Wayne Ulrich at (250) 597-4427.