Diane C. (John) Lovejoy

Born: Mon., Feb. 15, 1954
Died: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018

Funeral Service


2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 04, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.

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Diane C. Lovejoy, 63, of West Unity passed away after a brief and courageous struggle with ALS, Monday morning at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  She was born on February 15, 1954 in Montpelier to Melvin Gail and Betty Jean (Randall) John.  Diane graduated from Montpelier High School in 1972.
Diane owned and operated Circle City Gymnastics in Angola, Indiana for many years.  Prior to that she worked at Beam Stream in Montpelier and currently worked at Nostrum Laboratories in Bryan.  She was a member of the Montpelier Moose and Montpelier Eagles.  
She is survived by her loving companion Eric L. Tressler of West Unity; two daughters Maren (Steve) Donaldson of Doylestown, Ohio and Mandy (Scott) Goodnight of Montpelier; two granddaughters Raegan and Maggie Jacob; siblings Jeff John of Montpelier, Pam (Larry) Shaull of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Kent (Jill) John of Montpelier, Kurt John of Montpelier, Kraig (Laura) John of Columbus, Georgia and Scott (Lisa) John of West Unity;  many nieces and nephews; and very close friend Ginnie McMillen.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents and sister Patricia John.
A time to receive friends will be Thursday, January 4th from 2-7pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier.  Memorial contributions may be given to the Williams County Humane Society.  Condolences can be left at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.  

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Cyndi Stoller
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
Lisa & Scott, so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Marilyn Dunseth Moor
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
My deepest sympathies and prayers to the John families of the passing of Diane. May God hold you in his prayers as well- she was a great lady.

Roger & Donna Pannell
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
To the family and friends of Diane we are sorry for your loss.
She was a very special lady with a heart of gold. RIP Diane, fly free

Mari Quimby
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
I have a lot of great memories of Diane. She was like a sister to me growing up. I'm so sorry for your loss and I'm thinking of all of you.

Debra Allman
   Posted Wed January 03, 2018
To the John families, My thoughts and prayers go out to you all for the
loss of Diane. She was a great person and friend to many, God Love her.
She will be missed by many.
Love Deb Allman

   Posted Wed January 03, 2018
My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming promises. (Revelation 21:3,4)

Lee Dilworth
   Posted Wed January 03, 2018
I will always remember Diane's perpetual smile, and I shall recall it when I need one myself. Undoubtedly, her fellow angels have welcomed her with open wings.

Carol Houk
   Posted Thu January 04, 2018
So sorry to hear of loss of Diane. She was a memorable classmate of ours. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Nancy Schlosser
   Posted Thu January 04, 2018
So sorry to hear about Diane's passing.

Jerry & Anita Van Zile
   Posted Thu January 04, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss and are keeping you all in our prayers.

Jerry & Nete

Shane John
   Posted Fri January 05, 2018
To the siblings... really sorry to hear about Diane's passing. She always struck me as a "fighter" and even though we didn't see each other often enough, I'll always remember her for her personality - whether it was gymnastics, diving, or just being an awesome cousin. I miss you.

Shane & Ann John

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