Diane Lynn (Opperud) Domier


Diane Lynn (Opperud) Domier

May 6 1957-July 9, 2019

Diane Lynn (Opperud) Domier, 62, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, July 9, 2019 following a two-year courageous battle with Serous Uterine Lymphoma cancer. She passed away peacefully in her home, in the arms of her loving husband Jody, with her mother holding her hand, and surrounded by her family in Colorado Springs, CO.

Diane was born May 6, 1957 in Crookston, MN, to Raymond and Gladys (Meine) Opperud on her parents' seventh wedding anniversary. Diane worked in the family Grand View Grocery Store and at Red Owl Grocery Store. She was a 1975 graduate from Central High School in Crookston, MN.

Diane married her high school sweetheart, the love of her life and soul mate Jody Domier, September 18, 1976 and was Jody's loving wife for 43 wonderful years. Diane and Jody had lived in several states including Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota and Colorado. They made their final move to Colorado Springs 30 years ago. During their marriage they had two wonderful children, Matthew and Michelle, who she raised in a Christian loving home.

Diane received her Associate Degree in general accounting from Nettelton College in 1982, and was awarded her Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2000. Diane enjoyed working in the defense industry as an accountant at Vectrus Systems Corporation.

Diane was an active member of the Pikes Peak Christian Church, and she was a member of Gynecological Cervical Cancer Survivors Support Group. Diane loved spending time with family and friends, spoiling her children and her grandchildren. She enjoyed caring for and loving all her family pets through the years which she considered her "babies." She loved sightseeing throughout the Rocky Mountain range, recognizing the beauty in everyone, everything and sharing her love of the Lord Jesus Christ's word.

Diane showed unimaginable strength throughout her battle with cancer. Diane is the light in so many of our lives and is treasured by so many.

Diane is survived by her husband, Jody and her children, Matthew (Richelle) Domier of Colorado Springs CO and Michelle (Shawn) Rule of Columbus, GA; her mother Gladys (Meine) Opperud of Crookston, MN; her siblings Allan (Deb) Opperud of Elk River, MN, Julie (Gary) Krueger of Fosston, MN, Bonnie (Frank) Pahlen, of Red Lake Falls, MN, Gary (Mary) Opperud of Blaine, MN, Rose (Tony) Borslien of West Fargo, ND, Curtis Opperud of Fargo, ND, Mary Jo (Brian) Halos of Crookston, MN and Lynette Woolever of Crookston, MN.

She was the loving grandmother of her five grandchildren, Alyssa Domier Buffit, Angela Domier Rule, Jon-Anthony Rule, Savannah Domier and Collin Domier and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews, she loved them all. She is also survived by her aunts, LaVaun Swanson and Eleanor Ness; her mother-in-law, June Domier and her brother-in-laws, Earlland (Debby) Domier Jr., Kim (Sue) Domier and Les (Jane) Domier.

Diane was preceded in death by her loving father, Raymond Opperud; her grandparents, Olaf and Stella (Patenaude) Opperud and Henry and Christine (Abrahamson) Meine; her father-in-law, Earlland Domier Sr. and sister-in-law Pam Domier; several aunts and uncles, Mary Lou Hoffe, Lloyd and Isabelle Opperud, Gloria and Lyle Kansasback, Gordy Ohius, Earl and Alice Johnson, Ed Swanson, and Luther Ness and a great-grandniece, Kassandra Hedland.

Visitation and a prayer service took place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 South U.S. Highway, Fountain, CO 80817. Funeral services and a Celebration of Life were held at 10 a .m. Friday, July 12 at Pikes Peak Christian Church, 4955 Bradley Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80911.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home in Crookston, NM. Interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Crookston.

In lieu of flowers the family of Diane and Jody ask you to prayerfully consider making a donation on Diane's Caring Bridge/GoFundMe website at: https://www.gofundme.com/Diane-Opperud-Domier


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