Dianna Ward

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Dianna Joyce Ward

Midland, MI

(formerly of Bay City, MI)

Dianna passed away June 23,2024 surrounded by family.  She was born December 15, 1945 in Ann Arbor Michigan to the late Edward Wilson “Bill” Carpenter and Joyce Irene Knaggs.

She was retired from the Freeland School District, and enjoyed spending time at her cabin up north, traveling, sitting by her back porch watching her birds and wildlife, and any gathering that included friends and family.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Ward; son, Paul Thomas Ward., Jr. (Michelle); grandchildren, Josh Ward (Taylor), Zach Ward (Emily), and Mariah Snyder (Nate); soon to be great-granddaughter, Lucy Snyder; siblings, Anne Carpenter and Steve Carpenter; brother-in-law, Randy Ward (Kathy); and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of life will be scheduled for later this summer. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial contribution to Open door https://www.opendoorsctdonate.org, Food Center S.A.M.S. Pantry “Share A Meal Service” – Midland County Food Assistance Network at midlandcountyfan.org, or the Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org  To sign online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com  Arrangements made with the Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.

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