Funeral Mass for Diana Bopp, 56, of New Salem, ND, will be Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pius V Catholic church, New Salem, ND. Burial will take place at St. Pius V Catholic Cemetery in New Salem, ND.
Visitation for Diana will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at St. Pius V Catholic Church, New Salem, ND with a Rosary and Vigil Service taking place at 6:00 p.m.
Diana passed away unexpectedly Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Sanford Health in Bismarck, ND from a heart attack.
Diana Lynn Kautzman was born January 20, 1964 in Bismarck, ND to Joseph and Katherine (Schlosser) Kautzman. She was raised in New Salem, ND and graduated from New Salem High School, class of 1982.
Diana married Dion Bopp on September 14, 1984 at St. Pius V. Catholic Church in New Salem, ND. They were blessed with 4 children Anna, Allison, Matt, and Abby.
Diana worked at Elm Crest Manor in New Salem for nearly 40 years, many as the Activity Director. She was an exceptional caregiver and coworker; she was awarded Caregiver of the Year in 2014 for the state of North Dakota. She was deeply faithful and an active member of the parish community at St Pius V. The light of her life was her family, especially her grandkids. Her kindness and unconditional love touched the hearts of many. Diana’s smile and laugh were contagious, and she lit up every room.
Diana is survived by her father, Joseph Kautzman; husband, Dion; Children, Anna Cook, Allison (Dakota) Wahl, Matt (Felicia), and Abby; grandchildren, Ava, Henry, Audrey, Lincoln, Landon and one on the way; brothers, Doug (Barb), Don (Marlene), David (Tamara), Dale (Lisa), Delton, Daren, and; sisters, Donna (Doug) Schmidt, Darlene (Tim) Hill, Debby Johnson (Ray Butler), Doris (Jim) Smith, and Dana (Mike) Pazdernik; father and mother-in-law, Gordon and Lorraine Bopp; brother-in-law, Kyle Bopp; sister-in-law, Tammy Bopp; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Diana is preceded in death by her mother, Katherine and sister Josephine.
In Lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial be made in Diana's memory to the charity of your choice.