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Diane Rogness, 64, New Salem, died unexpectedly on September 16, 2019.
Visitation will be held from 11 AM to 2 PM on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan. No formal funeral service will be held.
Diane was born March 20, 1955 in Sioux Falls, SD to Duane and Dorothy (Sandberg) Rogness. She graduated from Baltic High School in Baltic, SD. Diane studied textiles at South Dakota State University in Brookings. She then traveled the country selling textiles for 15 years. She met Brian Peterson in Denver, CO and they were married on July 1, 1980. Diane received her Master’s in museum preservation from the University of Nebraska. Moving to Medora, ND in 1999, Diane worked at Chateau de Mores for 10 years and then oversaw museums across North Dakota. Diane enjoyed knitting and quilting, making many gifts for friends. She also liked to sew. Diane always loved to travel, especially to the Black Hills where she and Brian like to camp and to Upson, Wisconsin where Brian grew up.
Blessed to have shared in her life is her husband of 39 years, Brian Peterson, New Salem; her mother, Dorothy Rogness, Sioux Falls, SD; sisters, Susan (Arnie) Martens, Sioux Falls, SD and Carrie (Mark) Sibley, Rochester, MN; brother, David (Dixie) Rogness, Lyons, SD; as well as many friends and former co-workers.
Diane was preceded in death by her father, Duane.