Diane M. Wilson

A memorial visitation for Diane M. Wilson, 70, Lawrence, will be from 6:30-8:00 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mrs. Wilson died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

She was born July 16, 1942, in Wamego, the daughter of John and Florence Bretz. She was a homemaker, and had worked as an aide in the Shawnee Mission and Olathe public schools. She was an avid bridge player.

She married Raymond F. Wilson on Nov. 24, 1962, in Wamego. He survives at their home in Lawrence. Other survivors include three sons, Lance Wilson and wife Lisa, Rosemount, Minn., Derek Wilson and wife Pat, Kansas City, Mo., and Craig Wilson, Olathe; a brother, Don Bretz and wife Betty, Wamego; and three granddaughters, Abby, Molly, and Emily Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Association, or Down Syndrome Foundation, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Deane Burgess...


So sorry to hear of Diane’s passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.


From Ronda Lichtenhan...

Sorry to hear of your loss. Kathleen Ross e-mailed us so we will visit Wed. with our sympathy to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ronda

From Larry Larson...

Ray and Family,

May you and your family have strength and love. My thoughts are with you.

Your friend,


From Linda Pageler Hayes-Schroeder...

Dear Ray and Family,

I was so very sorry to hear about Diane’s death. I will always remember what a fun friend she was when we were in grade school in Wamego. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


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