|Diane Lovi died on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at age 77. Courtesy photo.|
Diane Lovi, born March 14, 1935, in Walnut Creek, Calif., passed peacefully surrounded by family July 28, 2012, at the age of 77 after a battle with lung cancer.
She joins “Gene” Lovi, her loving husband of 55 years.
She was mother of three daughters, Deena (Wes) Brenton, Margo (Jeff) Vertrees and Renee (Bruce) Teverbaugh.
Diane came to Lake County in 1946. She graduated from Clear Lake Union High School with the class of 1952. She was active in Junior Horseman Association, BPW and Lake County Blood Bank.
Diane was very proud and involved in raising her seven grandchildren, Byron and Britni English, Ashley and Adam Brenton, Dylan and Brooke Teverbaugh, and John Vertrees.
She also is survived by her brother Bill (Gaye) Deschamps; niece, Barbara (David) Jolliffe; and nephew, Michael (Christy) Deschamps.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion “Frenchy” and Irene Deschamps.
Entertaining with her famous fettuccine, dancing, sewing and cheering on her grandchildren were just a few of her loves.
She worked in the savings and loan industry before her greatest promotion to grandmother.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 1625 N. High St., Lakeport.
The family prefers donations made to JDRF, “Adams Angels,” 1333 Howe Ave., Ste. 113, Sacramento, CA 95825 or Mendo-Lake Credit Union, Lovi’s Lamp Post Fund.
For further information contact Chapel of the Lakes at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com .