OBITUARY

Diana L. Whetsel

November 24, 1953October 12, 2020
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Diana L. Whetsel, age 66 of Rootstown, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, University Hospitals in Cleveland.

She was born November 24, 1953, in Ravenna, Ohio, to parents Edward and Lillian (DeHart) Phelps. She grew up in Charlestown, and graduated from Southeast High School.

Diana was a devoted homemaker, wife, and mother. On July 21, 1977, she married her beloved husband Larry Allen Whetsel. Diana was the rock of her family and cherished the time spent with Larry, her siblings, and her son, Michael.

She loved going to the beach, including many memorable family trips to Myrtle Beach. Diana also enjoyed the outdoors, relaxing on a porch swing, and looked forward to her weekly dinners with Michael at Cracker Barrel.

Diana is survived by her son Michael Whetsel, her sisters Debbie (Rick) Griffin and Judy (Richard) Reedy, and her brother Eddie Hanna.

Diana was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Larry Whetsel, and her sisters Ruthie and Noreen.

Her wishes for cremation are being honored. Friends and family will be received Friday, October 16, 2020, from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. All guests must wear a facemask and practice social distancing.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 16, 2020

Memories

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Gary Aronhalt

October 16, 2020

To Michael and Diane's family

I just received the news of diane's passing today.I am so sorry for your loss and hope that as the days go by you find the comfort in remembering her and all the good times she had with everyone.I use to talk to diane when I would go to see larry and we had some great conversations over the years.She had a place for God in her life and now he has a place for her in heaven.May you rest in peace diane.

Scott McDaniel

October 16, 2020

It was a pleasure to be apart of this family in the short time I was apart of it. Thanksgiving watching football with all the family was a great day. My condolences to Michael chin up and things will get easier. Much love to the family in this tragic time family is precious hold on to what you have for another day is never promised.

Michael Whetsel

October 15, 2020

Mom was so happy!

Debbie/Bob Kruger

October 13, 2020

Diana was a light in the darkness. She had a compassionate, servants heart. She was like a daughter to my Mom and like family to us. Bold in her faith in Jesus Christ. She was a true overcomer! We will always remember her faithful witness! She left an imprint on our lives! Our deepest love and condolences to Michael, Debbie, Rick, and the entire family.

Tonya Charles

October 13, 2020

Sending prayers to the whole family! She will be missed by many! She was such a beautiful lady inside and out! Xoxo love you all

Kay Pyles

October 13, 2020

Our sympathies to the family in your loss. We are praying for you all, we love you.

Kay, Lisa and Lori Pyles

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