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.