20202021ObituariesDiana Rice Bobrycki

December 28, 2021by SealeUser8

July 1, 1955 ~ December 25, 2021


Diana Lynne Rice Bobrycki, 66, passed away on December 25, 2021, due to an accidental fall at her home in Livingston, Louisiana. She was a committed wife and mother, and fun and loving grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Mark Bobrycki, her mother, Loretta Rice, her 3 sons and daughters-in-law: Billy & Becky Simms, Caleb & Carsyn Bobrycki, Derek Simms, Sabrina Simms, and Maria Bernard; her 2 sisters and brothers-in-law: Billy Francis & Rick Miller, Aline & David Wyles; and her brothers-and-sisters-in-law: Eric & Colette Bobrycki, Julie MacArthur, Marcia & Keith Prignon, Rita Werdan and Jeanne & Stewart Smolkin. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Ian Simms, Lauren Simms, Zoey Simms, Jenna Simms, Madeline McDaniel, Ava Simms, Jacob Harrington-Simms, Sophia McDaniel, Michael Corman,  Jax Simms, and Iris Bobrycki; and her great-grandchildren: Roen Simms,  Emmett Simms, and Emerie Palmer; and her nieces and nephews & great nieces & nephews. Diana, “Momma-Diana”, is further survived by the many young men and women she loved like her own. Her father, Billy Frank Rice, sister, Amy Rice, brothers-in-law James Hayman & Daniel MacArthur, and daughter-in-law, Shanna Corman predeceased her. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume on Friday from 9:00am until funeral services at 11:00am. Burial will follow in Amite Baptist Church Cemetery.

She was a very talented artist, and her paintings and drawings blessed many. She was surrounded by friends and family who can testify to her desire to help others and know Jesus. Though she will be missed, she is getting all the rest she needs in the arms of her Great Physician.




  • Christy Davila

    January 1, 2022 at 5:26 am

    From the young age of 11 to my present age of 45. I was blessed, honored and grateful for knowing Mrs Diane. I have had tremendous amount of love and respect for this remarkable amazing woman.
    This is deeply sad , knowing she is gone to be with her dad and God. I will miss her sweet spirit and loving heart.


  • Lynn Neis

    December 30, 2021 at 3:26 am

    Beautiful tribute to A Beautiful Inside and out and very talented Soul 💖🌹✝️🥰🌹Heaven gained a Beautiful Angel 😇 🙏🏻 love you and miss you sweet Friend Diana Amen.Lifting Prayers for you Mark and Her Beautiful Sisters and all her Family 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️


  • Shirley Carlisle

    December 30, 2021 at 1:53 am

    Mark, Loretta and family. I am so sad hearing the passing of Diana. Oh, the talent that God has opened his heavenly doors and welcomed to His Heavenly garden is amazing. She will be missed by many…..


  • Judy Taylor

    December 29, 2021 at 9:20 pm

    Dear Mark&Family lm so deeply sorry for your loss.May the love of Family &friends help you during this difficult time. Praying for you.


  • Vikki Fogg Kilshaw

    December 29, 2021 at 2:18 am

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your free spirited, energetic ray of sunshine called Diana. Her spirit will live in the hearts of everyone who knew her forever. I pray that God will heal your broken hearts soon and will replace them with sweet memories.
    Love in Him


  • Cindie Williams

    December 29, 2021 at 12:57 am

    I am going to miss you Diana so much. Our cousin reunions just won’t be the same without your big personality. I know you LOVED the Lord and spoke to him daily. Now you are in heaven with him and nothing else matters except the love you have for him.
    Miss you big sweet girl!


  • Debra White

    December 28, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    So sad to hear the news of my long time childhood friend passing away.
    Though through the years we went our separate ways we managed to stay in touch.
    I will miss you. Your talent was amazing.
    Sincerest condolences to the family. 💔
    Debra Portier White.


  • Vikki Fogg Kilshaw

    December 28, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss of this very bright and free spirited ray of energy called Diana. She will live forever in everyone’s hearts.


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