Diane Peyton Cobis


Diane Peyton Cobis, 47, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

A memorial service was held Friday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m., in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Paige Findley officiating.

Ms. Cobis was born July 24, 1966, in Hutchinson, Kan., the daughter of Larry and Cornelia Wilson. Being part of a military family, she lived in many parts of the United States and foreign countries.

She graduated from high school in Bellevue, Neb., received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Wyoming and a master of science degree in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Ms. Cobis’ work career included employment as a computer systems analyst with Electronic Data Systems in both Detroit, Mich., and Dallas, as well as several other companies before settling in Fredericksburg where she worked with her mother, establishing the Austin Street Java Haus and Bed and Breakfast. She was also actively involved with Ambleside School.

Survivors include her daughter, Grace Cobis; her mother, Cornelia (Binky) Allen, and step-father, Verne Allen, all of Fredericksburg; her father, Larry Wilson, of Wetumpka, Ala.; a brother, James Wilson, of Bellevue, Neb., and step-sister, Elizabeth Allen of Liberty Hill.

Memorials may be made to the scholarship fund at Ambleside School of Fredericksburg; the American Cancer Society, the National Ataxia Foundation, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.



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