Diane L. Barett(1939 - 2018)

Diane L. Barrett, age 79, of Cheboygan passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018, at McLaren Hospital in Petoskey. She was born Jan. 4, 1939 in Detroit, the daughter of Albert and Yvonne (Dufor) Norberg. She attended Pershing High in Detroit and married Richard "Dick" F. Barrett in Cheboygan on Jan. 28,1957. They celebrated 54 years of marriage before Dick passed away on Oct. 30, 2011. Dick and Diane had no children of their own but they raised three of Dick's minor siblings (Susan, Joseph, and Michael) after the death of Dick's father.
Diane worked at GM headquarters in the tax department until 1986 when they moved to Cheboygan. They then purchased and operated the Flame restaurant until 1997.
She is survived by three sisters Gloria (Richard) Lawes, Kristine Szajnie and Krystal (Michael) Dickenson and one brother, Robert (Linda) Norberg, many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband Dick, Diane was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Albert, David, Wilhelm, and Eric Norberg and her brother-in-law, Fred Szajnia.
No services are planned at this time. Those wishing to leave a condolence or share a memory of Diane are invited to do so at www.stonefuneralhomeinc.com. May she rest in peace.
Arrangements are being handled by the Nordman-Christian Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Nordman-Christian Funeral Home - Cheboygan
302 S. Huron St. Cheboygan, MI 49721
231-627-5696
Published in Cheboygan Daily Tribune on Apr. 23, 2018