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Diana L. (Tepper) Riba

February 26, 1946 ~ May 18, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Diana Riba Obituary

Diana was born on February 26th,1946 in Beavercreek Ohio to Fred and Pearl (Earhart) Tepper. On March 3, 2002 she married John Riba who survives.

Also surviving are two daughters Trish (Bruce) Timm, Tammy Jackson, two sons Brian (Sherri) Jackson and Larry (Farrah) Ledbetter. She had 7 grandchildren Tara, Christina, Brian, Nate, Brayden, Heather, and Pricilla. 14 great-grandchildren. Also, a step-daughter Kim (Tyrone Zelasko) Riba and a step-son John P. (Doreen) Riba. 7 step-grandchildren Robyn, Loryn, Joshua, Jacob, Megan, Katlyn, and Isabel, with 6 step-great grandchildren. A sister Sharon Jones, two brothers Jack (Deb) Tepper and Bill (Helen) Tepper.

Dee, has her friends called her, worked at Manchester Tank for 20+ years where she was called Mama Dee and loved by all. Diana’s family wants it to be known that she was an amazing mother, nanny(grandma), and great grandma. She was friendly and kind to all who crossed her path. She enjoyed gardening, watching the critters outside, and visiting with her many grand and great grandchildren. She loved her family, her dogs, and her faith more than anything. She leaves behind many broken hearts who love her and will deeply miss her.

Cremation will take place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution may be made to the Elkhart County Humane Society. To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at or the Zahoran Funeral Home Facebook page. 

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