Diane Helen Higgins

Oct 17, 1941 - Jan 27, 2017


Diane Helen Higgins (Gubel), born October 17, 1941, Sacramento, California, died January 27, 2017, in Sacramento. Daughter of Wilfred John Gubel and Dorothy Helen King, loving sister to Maryellen Feickert (Jerry), amazing mother of Pat, Melissa, Kevin, and Brian, and mother-in-law of Anne, Heather, and Kim, beloved grandmother of Keenan, Kevin, Kathryn, Kaitlyn, Brendan, Logan, Aidan, Brynn, Declan, Liam, Owen, and Piper, loving Auntie to Steve and Rob (Tracy) Feickert, and great-aunt to Allyson, and Madeline. Graduate of Sacramento High School, and Sacramento City College. Diane will be forever remembered as a loving and extremely dedicated mother who always put her children above her own interests. She instilled in her children the high value of education, and a strong work ethic. Having all of her children go to college was a source of tremendous pride. Diane was a loyal and dedicated grandmother who had strong relationships with all of her grandchildren, always following their progress and encouraging them in all of their pursuits. All who knew her, knew her kind and open heart. Her main interests were family, quilting, and watching UCLA sporting events. She worked for over twenty years with the Sacramento City Unified School District as an Attendance Clerk, always working hard to make sure that children went to school, and serving as a mentor to children who were experiencing tough times. Her love of children will remembered by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by her family, and all who knew her. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1040 39th Street, Sacramento, California.

Funeral Home:
5401 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
US 95819

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