Diana C. Shuda age 59, of Stevens Point passed away Sunday morning June 2, 2013 at her home after a courageous battle with her health, under the care of Ministry Hospice.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Diana will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday June 5, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Alan Burkhardt will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday night from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the Shuda Funeral Chapel - Stevens Point. A general rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:15 AM at the church. A memorial in lieu of flowers will be established in her name.
Diana was born November 12, 1953 in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of Sandra Rhudy and James DuPree. As a child she moved with her family to different cities including the Stevens Point Area. She returned to Stevens Point to attend UWSP, and graduated with a B.S. degree in theater arts. She married Joseph Shuda on November 14, 1986 at St. Joseph Parish. Diana worked as a travel agent for various firms until she began her career at Copps as a pharmacy technician, where she has been the past 14 years. She was a dog and cat lover, enjoyed going to the movies, reading, and liked to travel.
Diana is survived by her husband Joseph. Her sister Pamela (Jerry) Bentley, Florida; Step-mother Sheila DuPree, WI Rapids; two half-sisters: Brenda (Eugene) Weyer, Sun Praire; Lynn DuPree (David Staffford), Sun Praire. One half-brother: Keith (Lisa) DuPree, Wausau, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.shudafuneral.com
Published in Stevens Point Journal on June 4, 2013