July 20, 1955 - September 09, 2016


Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Joy Christian Center in St. Cloud for Diane R. Huben, age 61, who passed away Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Brian Gobar will officiate and burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery in Emmons, MN at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Christopher Martin officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Tuesday at the church.

Diane was born July 20, 1955 in Oakland, CA to Clifford & Rigmor (Lank) Paulsen. She married Frank Huben on Sept. 21, 1985 at Munsinger Gardens in St. Cloud and they were later divorced. Diane has lived in the St. Cloud area since 1978 and worked as a Realtor for Prudential Pladson and most recently for Premier Real Estate. She was a member of Joy Christian Center. Diane enjoyed country music, horses, nature, spending time at the cabin, entertaining, and decorating. She was a free spirit, outgoing, artistic and crafty.

Survivors include her longtime companion, Don Girtz of Sauk Rapids; daughter, Lacey Huben of Sauk Rapids; brother and sisters, Mark (Melanie) Paulsen of Indianola, IA, Linda (Robert) Flewellen of San Diego, CA, and Tricia (John) Stensgard of Maple Grove; and her dog, Chance. Diane was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Tim Paulsen; and sister, Sharon Paulsen.

Memorials are preferred to Wild For Life Foundation (Wild Horse Rescue) www.wildforlifefoundation.org