Dianne J. Papenbrock, 78, Muncie, formerly of Churubusco, passed Saturday, June 5, 2021, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 20, 1942, in Muncie to the late William and Marcile D. (Kiefer) Wallace.
In November 1982, she married Thomas E. Papenbrock. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2013.
Dianne worked at Kraft foods for many years, she retired in 1996. She was a member of the Churubusco VFW, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Columbia City Eagles.
Her hobbies included bingo, crocheting, and she loved her dogs. She was proudly called grandma by too many to count and is loved by all.
Dianne is survived by her daughter, Robin (Everett) Shonk; son, Ron Bratten; twenty four grandchildren; thirty one great-grandchildren; one brother, William Wallace; two stepsons: Tommy (Tina) Papenbrock and Jon (Jennifer) Hamming.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Anthony , David Bratten, and Christopher Bratten; one stepson, Robert Papenbrock; two brothers, Terry Wallace and Dennis Harden; and a sister, Susan Sells.
Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home Huntertown Chapel, 16830 Lima Road Huntertown, IN 46748.
Memorials may be directed to the family.