Diane Kay Whitesel, 70, of Troy, MT passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at her home in Troy with loved ones at her side. She was born May 20, 1949 in Vancouver, WA to Lloyd and Bernice (Myers) Adkins. She attended Ridgefield High School and graduated with the Class or 1967. On December 29, 1967 Diane married Frank Whitesel in Ridgefield, WA. They shared a special love and their devotion to one another allowed them to enjoy 52 years of marriage. During their time together, they raised and loved three children. Diane also managed Retirement Communities for Holiday Retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Donna Hoffman and Harriet Olson.
Diane is survived by her husband Frank of Troy; children Heather Peru of Marion, MT, Heidi Campbell of Vancouver, WA, and Robert Whitesel of Hermiston, OR; grandchildren Ryan (Jordan) Campbell, Christopher (Nikki) Peru, Anthony Peru, Tyler Campbell and Abby Campbell; brother Gary Adkins; and sister Fairy Adkins Trowbridge. Services for Diane will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Schnackenberg Funeral Home chapel, 422 W 2nd St in Libby, MT. Online condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.schnackenbergfh.com.
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