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1933 Diane 2021

Diane Tracy Violette

July 2, 1933 — January 6, 2021

Diane Tracy Violette, 87, of Grants Pass, died on January 6, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.

She was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on July 2, 1933 to Kenneth and Ruby Lackner. Moving from Idaho to California she graduated from Turlock High School in Turlock, California.

At the age of 17, Diane married Ronald Tracy on March 24, 1950. A reunion that brought three children Matthew, Mark and Lori. Ronald passed away in 2001.

On January 15, 2005 Diane married Joseph Violette.

Diane was a member of Parkway Christian Center, TOPS and Eagles Auxiliary. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, and loved to read and play games on her phone. She was a lifelong volunteer where she enjoyed close friendships and helped many community centers and organizations. Together with her husband, they participated in church at Parkway Christian Center. She loved helping others.

Preceded in death by her two sons Matthew Tracy and Mark Tracy and one grandson Tyler McCann.

She is survived by her husband Joseph Violette (Grants Pass), daughter Lori McCann (Grants Pass), eight grandchildren and numerous great grand-children; seven siblings, Sonja, Kathy, Donna, Sharon, Marilyn & Mike.

Donations may be made to Pregnancy Care Center, 714 SE 8th Street, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526 or Parkway Christian Center, 229 NE Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526.

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