Dianne Marie Bigler Elliott, our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep August 22, 2013 surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
Dianne was born July 25, 1940 to John and Eloise Walgren and grew up in Sandy. She enlisted in the United States Navy in 1958. Dianne met the love of her life, Gary Mac Bigler, in Salt Lake City and they were married June 28, 1963. Together they had two daughters and two sons. Gary died January 11, 1972.
On September 11, 1973 Dianne married Rex Elliott and they had a son. Dianne and her family lived in Eureka where she was involved with many community service programs. One of the things Dianne loved being was an EMT where she help her fellow community members for 27 years. Dianne was a practicing EMT until the day she had her stroke, April 9, 2011. Her family members were very proud of all of her accomplishments during her years as an EMT. Dianne participated in and was President of the Lady Elks in Eureka. Something Dianne loved and held close to her heart was being a School Crossing Guard. It was something she looked forward to everyday.
Dianne was preceded in death by the love of her life, Gary Bigler, and a grandson, Morgan D Bigler. She is survived by her husband, Rex Elliott, of Eureka; daughters, Shanna (Roy) Bradbury, Lorie (Lynn) Loveridge; 3 sons, Kyle (Patricia) Bigler, Michael (Becky) Bigler and Lynn (Jodie) Elliott; 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
A special thanks to the Provo Rehab and Nursing Staff. Not only did they take wonderful care of our mom, but they loved her so much we couldn't ask for better people to take care of her. Please know that she loved each and every one of you. Provo Rehab and Nursing Staff - You Guys ROCK!!!!
Dianne will be greatly missed by her family. Go dance with dad and fly with the angels.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 26th at 11:00 am at the Brown Family Mortuary, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.