Funeral services for Diane Schuster, age 79 of Denver City, Texas were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday Jan. 15, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Denver City with Rev. Randy Butler and Reverend Bob Fred assisting. Burial followed at Denver City Memorial Park. Family visitation was Monday evening, Jan. 14, 2013 at Boyer Memorial Chapel in Denver City. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel, in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole, Texas.
Mrs. Schuster passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at Yoakum County Hospital in Denver City, Texas following a lengthy illness. She was born April 15, 1933 in Fort Worth, Texas to Norma (Kelly) and A.B. Crawford. She married Bill Schuster in Granbury on Aug. 3, 1956 and had lived in Denver City for 49 years.
Diane began a teaching career in Rockport, Texas where she taught for four years. She also taught school in Seagraves, Texas for two years, and had been a kindergarten and first grade teacher in Denver City for 27 years. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, the Tejas Study Club, and Eastern Star for 62 years. She received her 25th anniversary watch and service pin from Denver City Independent School District.
As a member of the First Baptist Church in Denver City, Diane had been in the choir and served as church treasurer. She served 20 years on a worship service group for the Denver City nursing home and loved visiting with the residents. She also enjoyed cooking and reading.
Diane Schuster is preceded in death by her parents and one sister. She is survived by: Husband Bill Schuster of Denver City, Texas, Son Gary Dean Schuster and wife Beatrice of Gallup, N. M., Daughter Dana Partin and husband Patrick of Colorado City, two nephews Bob Hill and wife Charlotte of Colleyville, Kelly Hill and wife Debra of Granbury, three cousins John Henry Luton and wife Marilyn of Granbury, Susan Woodruff and husband Forrester of Reton, Washington Nancy Luton of Houston.