Diena Bergeson

Diena Bergeson, 90, of Platte, SD passed away November 14, 2016 at Platte Care Center Avera. Funeral Services were held on November 21, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Platte. Diena (Hubers) (Olivier) Bergeson was born on December 14, 1925 to John and Rickie (Bergakker) Hubers near New Holland, SD. She attended country school through the eighth grade and worked for several neighbors. Diena was united in marriage to Willis Olivier on March 3, 1943. From this union four children were born: Will, Donna, Allen and Joel. Diena’s employment included cleaning for Dr. Mills and the Platte Hospital. Diena was also employed in the Platte Hospital Lab and as an X-Ray Technician there and at the Gregory Hospital. On March 10, 1967 Diena was united in marriage to Roy Bergeson. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Platte and active in their Ladies Aid. She took a memorable bus trip to Alaska with her sister, Gert Backes and enjoyed sewing and golf. Diena will be fondly remembered for her willingness to help others. Grateful for having shared in Diena’s life: her four children: Will Olivier of Platte, SD, Donna Olivier of Oregon, Allen (Leanne) Olivier of Chamberlain, SD and Joel (Linda) Olivier of Presho, SD; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews. Diena was preceded in death by both husbands, Willis in 2004 and Roy in 1984; her parents; seven siblings; and several in-laws. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Diena’s honor may be directed to: Gideons, PO Box 223, Platte, SD 57369. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through mountfuneralhome.com.

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