Diane Jean Ringsaker, 56 of Valley City, ND passed away Sunday, December 28, 2008 at Triumph Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Funeral mass will be Friday, January 2, 2008 at 10:30 am, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Lidgerwood, ND with Fr. Robert Smith as celebrant and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Lidgerwood, ND. Visitation will be Thursday, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Lidgerwood, and Friday morning one hour prior to the service at the church. Pallbearers will be; Leroy Ringsaker, John Ringsaker, Jordan Murphy, Shawn Ringsaker, Virgil Nogowski, Jim Nogowski & Bruce Levy. Organist will be; Tammy Oster and Cantor will be Kathy Skroch.
Diane Jean Ringsaker was born on September 10, 1952 in Casper Wy, the daughter of Leroy and Barbara (Schultz) Ringsaker. Her father was a telephone lineman, so they traveled through the states of California, South Dakota and Wyoming. After her father passed away, in December of 1957, the family moved back to Lidgerwood, ND and stayed on the family farm, with their grandparents. After several months the family moved to Wahpeton, where Diane attended a Catholic School in Fargo, with her Sister; Carol. She finished grade school in Montevideo, MN, then in 1967 the family moved to Minot, ND where Diane attended High School.
She was married to Tony Bukowski and then to Raymond Moen. Diane enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed the movies; Wizard of Oz and Sound of Music. She loved listening to music,and playing games with her Aunt Dolly Hoelmer & cousin Kelly, and getting her $5 from her Brother Bob.
Diane is survived by; a Son; Leroy Bukowski, whom she loved dearly, Siblings; James (Joyce) Ringsaker of Pontotoc, MS, Robert (Linda) Ringsaker of Minot, ND, Carol Piper of Minot, ND, Debra Ringsaker of Minot, ND, Theresa (Bruce) Levy of Minot, ND, Tim (Kay) Ward of Randolf, MS, many nieces & nephews.
Diane was preceded in death by her Parents; Leroy & Barbara Ringsaker, Brother; Ronald Ringsaker, Step-Father; Auman Ward, Husbands; Tony Bukowski & Raymond Moen, and Debbie’s special companion; Al Schwary. The will all be missed greatly.