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Diane Faye Mireau March 04, 1946 - September 02, 2021


Last updated 9/6/2021 at 10:15pm

Diane Faye Mireau, 75, of Sisseton, passed away at her home, September 2, 2021.

Funeral Service for Diane Faye Mireau, 75, of Sisseton, SD, will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Family Life Assembly of God Church in Sisseton, SD with Pastor Vern Donnell officiating. Sara Aadland as organist. June Evenson, as soloist. Pallbearer will be Donald Frost, Lonnie Rodlund, Cody Klein, April Ree, Joseph Lopez, and Reyez Delizo. Honorary Pallbearers will be Evangelina Ree, Jasmine Frost, Marcella Ree-Frost, Amber Frost, Kalani Bragdon and all Diane's friends and family. Interment will be in the Goodwill Presbyterian Cemetery in Agency Village, SD. The Cahill Funeral Chapel, Sisseton, SD is in charge of funeral arrangements.

(From Diane before passing) I, Dianne Faye Mireau, was born on Sisseton reservation, March 4, 1946 @ 9:00AM. Raised as a Presbyterian and schooled as a catholic. Lived through a number of religions: Baptism, Buddhist and traditional native. My reason for naming these is so anyone reading this manuscript will understand the kind of person I've become, lived and died..

Diane grew up in Sisseton, SD attended grade school and later going to Flandreau Indian boarding school where she received a high school diploma. Once returning back to Sisseton she met Lynes Ree were they married and had three daughters (Lisa, Lynn and Lynda). Diane moved to California in 1980 were she raised her children and stated an education at DQ university (woodland, CA) were she completed and received a BA degree in business and accounting. After school she entered a career at the BIA in Sacramento, CA for several years. She worked, traveled, and love going to a San Francisco Giant's game. In 1998 after retiring Diane moved back to her home town in Sisseton, SD where she lived a peaceful life watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow up.

Diane Faye Mireau joined in heaven with her parents (Winnifred and Daniel Mireau), Siblings (Yvonne, Rolette, Edison, Roland, and Clarence), and Daughters (Lisa and Lynda) on September 2, 2021 at 3:34am.

Survived by daughter Lynn Ree, 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.


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