June 2, 1942 - October 16, 2019
Former Gresham resident, Roberta "Diane" Wynter, 77 of Ocean Park WA, passed away on October 16, 2019. She was born on June 2, 1942 in Ryderwood, Washington to Edward and Jeanne (Phillips) Gerling. She graduated from Shoreline High School in Seattle WA and married David Bruce Wynter on December 26, 1965 in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Diane received her Nursing Degree from Mt. Hood Community College in 1980 and was a Registered Nurse in the Portland area for 35 years including Gresham Hospital,Guide Dogs for the Blind, BLM and Home Health Care.
Diane was an active artist which included oil and water colors, sewing, decorations and holiday stockings and she loved photography.Diane was an avid gardener with an amazing touch for growing roses. She was also an accomplished equestrian moving from Western riding to English riding and then to Hunter Jumping.
Diane was preceded in death by her husband David Wynter in 1995. She is survived by sons David Wynter of Vancouver WA and Dustin Wynter (Jane) of Troutdale OR; daughters Daphne Gray (Jason) of Orting WA and Deborah Brueggeman (Russel) of Sandy OR; grandchildren Tony Krieger, Chelsea LaBar, Derek Brueggeman, Isaiah Wynter, Zachary Brueggeman, Megan Gray and Robert Gray and great grandchildren Kayden, David, Ashlen, Bentley, Bailee, Aden and Jackson.
A Celebration of Diane's Life will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Community Church of Sandy, 39290 Scenic Street, Sandy OR 97055 with interment to follow at 2:00pm at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham, Oregon.
Arrangements entrusted to Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon