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Dianne Huepenbecker, 67

Dianne J. Huepenbecker, age 67, of Mayer, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center.

She was born June 15, 1943, in Watertown, the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Zummach) Zellmann. Dianne was baptized July 11, 1943, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Watertown by the Rev. E. Schwandt, and confirmed April 14, 1957, at the same church by the Rev. Louis Wetzel.

Dianne was united in marriage to Charles R. Huepenbecker March 24, 1963, at St. Peter’s Lutheran parsonage in Watertown. Charles and Dianne moved to Mayer in 1966.

Dianne worked for Midland Glass Company in Shakopee, Island View Golf Club in Waconia, and her last 10 years of work, before she had to retire on account of her blindness, were at Advance Machines in Spring Park.

She enjoyed baking, taking care of her grandson, and collecting bowls, dolls, and antiques.

Dianne was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Huepenbecker; son Danny Huepenbecker; parents Herman and Margaret Zellmann; brother-in-law and sister Gerald and Margaret Zellmann; father-in-law Raymond Huepenbecker; and brother-in-law Troy Raney.

She is survived by her loving family; daughter and son-in-law Lori and Brian Cole of Mayer; grandson Jared Duske of Watertown; brothers and sister-in-law Ronald and Carol Zellmann of Watertown, and Jesse Zellmann of Washington; mother-in-law Elda Huepenbecker of Glencoe; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Shirley and Dick Leyse of Granite Falls, Leonard and Sheryl Huepenbecker of St. Cloud, Maynard Huepenbecker of South Carolina, and Myra Huepenbecker of Richfield; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

The funeral service took place Monday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with visitation for one hour prior to the service at the church. The Rev. Adam Gless officiated, and interment was in the church cemetery.

Casket bearers were Brian Cole, Jared Duske, Dick Leyse, Bob Templin, Cory Templin, and Andy Jorgenson.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, www.johnsonfh.com.