Rushville Republican

January 29, 2013

Diana Lynn (Burton) Orem, 66


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Diana Lynn (Burton) Orem, 66, of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

Born July 24, 1946 in Kokomo, she is the daughter of Walter and Gerty (Ball) Burton.

Diana was a member of First Baptist Church in New Castle where she was a very active member and involved with children education and church musicals. She was an assistant at Mays Veterinary Clinic. She was a member of the Red Hats Society and Bible Study Fellowship. Diana was a very artistic person, avid Purdue fan who enjoyed raising her children and being with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Phillip D. Orem of Knightstown; a son, Patrick Burton Orem of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four daughters, Philana Dee (Eric) Blum of Greenfield, Anjanetta Marie (Brian) Oricoli of Pickerington, Ohio, Alicia Mae Orem of Madison, Wis., Autumn Daylnn (Joseph) Paul of West Harrison; her mother, Gerty Burton of Kokomo; two grandchildren, AJ and Bellamarie Oricoli; a brother, Keith Burton of Connecticut; several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her father, Walter Burton.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at First Baptist Church in New Castle with Pastors Jerry Ingalls and Dan Yeager officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery in New Castle. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 at First Baptist Church in New Castle.

Arrangements were entrusted to Condo & Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 709 South Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN  47362.

Online condolences may be shared at www.condoandson.com.