Dianna E. Medert, of 72 Limestone Blvd. in Chillicothe, died on Friday, January 29, 2010 following her courageous 18 month battle with brain cancer.
She was born in Athens, Ohio to the late Ralph and Marilyn Kail on 5 January 1952.
Dianna moved to Chillicothe, Ohio in 1993, following her husband David's retirement from the United States Navy.
She is survived by her husband, David of 30 years; their two sons, Allan A. Johnson and David "Matt" Medert; sister, Deborah A. Piccinnini and her husband Charles of New Jersey. Dianna has seven grandchildren including, Alex and Adam Johnson, Jay, Megan, and Kailee Sparks.
She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Amvets in Athens, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Rd; Des Plaines, IL 60018.
Visitation will be 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Haller Funeral Home, 1661 Western Ave., Chillicothe, Ohio. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Tuesday morning at 10:00 at Haller Funeral Home.
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