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In Loving Memory

Ziden, Diane Marie

Diane Marie Ziden (nee Kaup), 79, of St. Louis, MO, passed away on May 2, 2023. Diane was deeply spiritual and loved God and her church. She was a caregiver by nature, always taking care of others, including being a stay-home-mom to her two daughters and later, taking care of all the elderly parents in her life. She also enjoyed watching her first grandson, Brendan. Diane was born on July 7, 1943, in St. Louis, MO, to Albert and Grace Kaup. She graduated from Bayless High School.
Early on, Diane enjoyed volunteering at her daughter’s elementary school and was very proud to be their Girl Scout Leader for many years. Later, she worked a few jobs to help put them through college but was most notable for her time at Globe Drug. She was a lifelong member of the Barry Manilow Fan Club and enjoyed camping in her free time, proudly owning Ziden’s Family Park alongside Bob.
Diane is survived by her daughters, Dana Sternberg and Nicole Johnson; son-in-law Christopher Johnson; grandchildren, Brendan, Jack and Sophia Johnson, and Jordan Sternberg; sister-in-law Teresa Kaup, along with many other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert Ziden, her parents; Albert and Grace Kaup; brother, Richard Kaup; sister, Judith Bailey, and son-in-law, Stephen Sternberg.
Services will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Oakville, 6101 Telegraph Rd. Thursday, May 11, with visitation at 12:00 pm and funeral service immediately following at 1:00 pm. Interment Lakewood Park Cemetery. Service courtesy of Kutis South County. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Lung Association appreciated.


6 thoughts on “Ziden, Diane Marie”

  1. So sad to hear that my friend passed. We are so shocked! We were planning dinner together. Diane found it so hard to go on without Bob. Now they are together again! We w I’ll miss you !❤️

  2. Rest in peace Mrs Ziden . Now you and Bob are together . I really enjoyed the time I spent with you and Bob. Love John the painter


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