Dianne Winter
Dianne Winter

Obituary of Dianne Winter

Dianne Winter, Age 73, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in St Louis Park.  She will be fondly remembered as a mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. 

Dianne was born September 16th, 1949, in Minneapolis Minnesota, the youngest of 8 children.  She graduated from Minneapolis South High School in 1967.  She was Married to Jim Winter on February 15th, 1969.  They had two children, Garry, and Amanda. 

Dianne enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  There were frequent camping trips, family picnics, Florida road trips, and many other get togethers. 

She most enjoyed being a grandma.  The grandkids have many fond memories of all the great times they got to spend with her.  In recent times, she lived in Maple Grove where she enjoyed karaoke, spending time with friends and playing bingo. 

Dianne was preceded in death by her Mother Gladys (Bale) Jenke, Sister Bette Zwieg, brothers David, Raymond, Ted, and Eddie. 

Survived By: Sisters Barbara Bassamore and Irene Winkler, Son Garry (Sher), Daughter Amanda (Chance), Grandchildren Zachery, Mackenzie, Mason, Ivy, Asher and Sienna, Many nieces, nephews, and friends. 

In honor of Dianne, there will be a Celebration of Life gathering on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, from 1:00 to 3:00 at the Plymouth Community Center 14800 34th Ave North Plymouth MN 55447. 

Please join us for refreshments and sharing memories of Dianne.  If you have a photo, a story or a memory you’d like to share, please bring it, we will be creating a Memories scrapbook during the gathering. 

Definition of Grandma:

She is the one with the biggest heart, the warmest hugs, the best advice, the yummy food.  She is a safe place full of love, laughter, and treats.  A best friend forever. 

“A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher and a little bit best friend.” 

Thank you to all of you who have reached out during this difficult time. Dianne will be deeply missed!     

A Memorial Tree was planted for Dianne
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society Of Minnesota | Brooklyn Park
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