Diane Elizabeth Scott
6/25/1933 ~ 12/08/2011
Diane Elizabeth Orht was born on June 25, 1933, in Reinbeck Iowa to Alfred and Ethel Orht. Shortly after her birth, her family moved to California where she was raised and educated. Upon graduation from high school, Diane attended cosmetology school and received her beautician’s license.
Diane soon met and married the love of her life, A. M. Scott, who was a military man and Diane loved the service. They first resided in Colorado Springs, CO. They had 2 daughters, Susan and Kathy. They soon moved to the San Fernando Valley, California, where they raised their children. Diane was a beautician and homemaker. When A. M. retired, they moved to Couer D’ Alene, Idaho.
After her husband had passed away in 2002, Diane lived with her daughter Kathy in Laguna Hills, CA. She later moved near her daughter, Susan, in Centerville, SD.
Diane, 78, died Thursday, December 8, 2011 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, following surgery for a fall. She will be greatly missed!
A private family service is planned for a later date.
Dianne is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Michael) Bergstrom, Hutto, TX & Susan (Mike) Balison, Centerville, SD; six grandchildren, Matthew, Scott, Megan, Bryan, Dianna, and Andrea; 3 great-grand children, Jacob, Alexander, and Bradley.