Diane L. Roule, 68, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday July 9, 2017 at her home in Myrtle Beach. She was born September 17, 1948 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Edward and Helen Morander Lauritzen.
Along with her parents, Diane is preceded in passing by her sister, Nancy McCormick.
Diane was a beautifully creative person by nature. Following her retirement as an administrative assistant for many insurance companies over the years, she went on to own her own Scrap Booking Business where she and her creativity grew. Diane was also a faithful woman who was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hartford, CT. She will forever be remembered as a loving, caring and thoughtful wife, mother, grandmother and recently, great-grandmother.
Left to cherish Diane’s memory is her devoted husband, David Roule of Myrtle Beach; her son, David Ekstrom and his wife Cheryl of Hillsbourough, North Carolina; her daughter, Nancy Ekstrom of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; her sister, Judy Johnson and her husband Roland of Newington, Connecticut; her brother, Robert Lauritzen and his wife, Grace of Beverley Hills, FL; two step-daughters, Tara Slattery and her husband Johnmichael of Boston, MA, and Kate Newman and her husband Danny of Florham Park, NJ; seven grandchildren, Ashely, Victoria, Tiffany, Sara, Kayla, Addison and Dylan; one great-granddaughter, Penelope as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Diane’s Life will be held on Saturday July 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.
At the request of the family, memorial contributions in Diane’s name may be made to Regency Hospice, 600 Garden City Connector, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
To view these details online, visit, www.burroughsfh.com
Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.
Celebration of Life
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Saturday July 22nd, 2017
3558 Old Kings Highway
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Linda Higashiuetoko lit a candle on Jul 22 2017 08:15:19 AM
You were the guiding light for so many people. You had a big heart and opened it to all. You fought a courageous fight, led by your lust and love for life and the people around you. Rest in peace. You paved your way to heaven a long time ago, with your good deeds and heartfelt actions, Mark Sosnowitz
Submitted by Mark E Sosnowitz on Jul 19 2017 08:26:17 PM
Condolences to family and friends who got to know Diane.
I will never forget your gentle soul and your great works of art.
I am truly broken...
See you soon my friend.
Submitted by IVETTE SEGARRA-STEELE on Jul 16 2017 04:55:31 AM
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