Dianne L. Beer, 71, of Berne passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Baptist Nassau Hospital in Fernandina, Florida. Her death was unexpected and occurred while vacationing with her husband and friends. She was born August 27, 1950, in Decatur to Charles and Bernice (Mathys) Bransteter. She was married October 25, 1975, in Geneva to Randy Beer.
She worked for 45 years at the Bank of Geneva and retired seven years ago. She was a member of the ad board at the First United Methodist Church of Geneva, where she also served as the co-director for the food pantry. She was also a member of the Wabash Valley Golf Course and the Cinema Center in Fort Wayne.
She was an avid reader who loved movies, the arts and theater. She enjoyed winning at cards and would not tolerate cheaters. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach. She loved laughing, being social and entertaining guests. She was passionate about spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband of Berne; daughter, Jennifer (Noble) Zimmerman of Santa Fe, Texas; two sons, Zachary (Jessica Cohen) Beer of Granada Hills, California; and Seth Beer of New York City, New York; two brothers, Marvin (Judy) Bransteter of Fort Wayne; and Ron (Dort) Bransteter of Monroe; five sisters, Sandy Whittington of Portland; Sharon (Jim) Parks; and Kathy Rhoades-Wright, both of Fort Wayne; and Marcia (Neal) Rich of Berne; and Annette (Mark) Klopp, both of Berne; nine grandchildren, Lane Beer; Evelyn Zimmerman; Meyer Beer; Baby Zimmerman due in January; Chelsea (Drew) Maresh; William Zimmerman; Stephanie (Brandon Fleming) Zirulnikoff; and Brandon Zirulnikoff; and two great-grandchildren, Grace Maresh; and Iker Maresh.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 10 from 5-8 p.m. at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. Funeral services will be Thursday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Geneva. Officiating will be Rev. Roy Nevil. Due to immune compromised individuals within the family, face masks are required for visitation and funeral services for those that are not vaccinated.
Memorials may be made to The Lord’s Table Food Pantry payable to the First United Methodist Church of Geneva.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.