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Dianna Nordeck

Jun 4, 2017 - From staff reports

Dianna Nordeck ofRiverton died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at her home.She was 66 years old.

Cremation has taken place, and a family service will be held at a later date.

Dianna Louise Sharp was born Dec. 7, 1950, in Muncie, Indiana. She grew up in Muncie and attended schools there,graduating from Muncie Burris High School.

She went on to study home economics at Ball State University. She moved fromthe state ofWashington to Rivertonin1986.

On June 7, 1972, she married David Carattini in Muncie, Indiana.

Two children were born of this union:Angela and Michael.They later divorced.

On July 14, 2000, during the Riverton Rendezvous, she married Robert Nordeck in a hot-air balloon over Riverton.

From this union she gained two stepdaughters andtwostepsons.

She worked at Out Sportin' and The Depot.

She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, NASCAR, travel, and helping with Girl Scouts.

She also loved to quilt and belonged to various sewing and quilting clubs around Riverton.

She lovedhot-air ballooning and sponsored the same balloon, Isle of View, from Castle Rock, Colorado, every yearfrom1995 to 2015 at the Riverton Rendezvous Baloon Rally.

She waspassionate about her dogs and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survivedbyher husband, Robert Nordeck of Riverton;daughterAngela Davis and husband, Jim, of Flagstaff, Arizona; son Michael Carattini and wife Chris, of Chadron, Nebraska; her mother, Toni Sharp of Muncie, Indiana; stepsonsIan Nordeck and wife,Kim of Denver, and Tom Brown of Longmont, Colorado; stepdaughters Kris Brown of Longmont, Colorado, and Wendi Sheets and husband Keith of Portland, Oregon; sisters Tammy Hallam and husband Jack of Tucson, Arizona, and Debbie Huston of Muncie, Indiana; and grandchildren Brianne Davis, Zachary, Paige and Natalie Carattini, Madison and Jackson Brown, Lydia and Sadie Sheets, and Harper and Devin Nordeck.

She was preceded in death by herfather, John Sharp; andaunt Bessie Gray.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home (www.thedavisfuneralhome.com).


 

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