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1931 Dian 2021

Dian Jane Hegle

September 18, 1931 — August 5, 2021

Dian’s life began on September 18, 1931, in Herington. She was the daughter of Raymond James and Minnie Augusta (Krause) DeBus. Dian was a 1950 graduate of Herington High School and was a majorette in the band. She was united in marriage to Paul William Hegle on June 16, 1951, in Freemont, NB. Dian worked as a store clerk most of her working career. She was a window dresser and store clerk for JC Penney and Dreiling’s Store. Dian enjoyed flower gardening, baking for her family, loved to fish, loved to take walks and socializing with her friends. Her greatest joy was her family including her children Cindy (Gary) Floyd of Herington, Kimberly (Scott) Erickson of Salina, and Tracy (Robert) Gilbert of Groveland, FL; grandchildren GP (Amber) Floyd, Danny Floyd, Nicholyn Strome, Clansey (Emily) Strome, Sarah (Aaron) Wendt, Madeleine Gilbert and Mason Gilbert; great grandchildren Amanda, Tana, Brantley, Wesley, Matthew and Liam, Cleveland, Ivy, Barrett; and great great grandchild Sadie. Dian passed away on August 5, 2021, at Herington Hospital. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul, and siblings Jimmy, Johnny, Woodie, and Kenney DeBus, Lee Rose Valentine, Ella Mae Taylor and Betty Nely. Her family will gather with friends on Monday August 9th from 5-7 p.m. at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home. Dian’s funeral service will be held on Tuesday August 10th at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Dian’s name are to establish a memorial bench for Paul and Dian and may be directed to the funeral home. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory at

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Monday, August 9, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel

404 S Broadway St, Herington, KS 67449

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Starts at 10:00 pm (Central time)

First Christian Church of Herington

15 S 1st St, Herington, KS 67449

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