Diane was born on July 23, 1940 in Pawhuska, Okla. to Christopher Julius Pahsetopah and Lillian Lorraine (Hamilton) Pahsetopah. She passed away on May 23 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. at the age of 70.

She was preceded in death by her parents Chris and Lorraine Pahsetopah, her brother Paul Christopher Pahsetopah and two of her six children Paul Kenneth Simmering Jr. (Sonny) and Gwendolyn Christine Simmering (Tina).

She is survivied by four children, Rebecca Lorraine Sofian, Deborah Diane Simmering-Nunn, Julian Elizabeth Simmering and Anthony Octavius Simmering. She is also survived by two siblings, Loren Louis Pahsetopah and Catherine Margaret Pahsetopah. She also leaves behind seventeen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Diane was a devout Catholic, a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by all of us. We love you Mimy.

Elizabeth’s rosary was held on May 26 at the Chapel of Floral Haven Funeral Home in Broken Arrow, Okla. Her funeral mass was held on May 27 in St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Tulsa, Okla.