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Diana Dean Conen

Memorial services will take place April 1 for Diana Dean Conen, who passed away surrounded by her family March 24, 2006, at her home in Blairsden, Calif.

Diana was born in San Diego, Calif., to Dean L. and Jeanette McGowan Ferrin. She graduated from high school in La Mesa, Calif., in 1965, attended San Diego State University, and graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a degree in social science. She relocated to South Lake Tahoe in 1979, where she continued her passion of assisting women in need through the South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center. She served as office manager for the South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce from 1980 to 1984. Diana’s special interest in life was her two grandchildren, Midori and Kobe, who were a great source of joy. She will be remembered for her smile, her eyes and her love of family.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Conen of Blairsden; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Alan Winscott and grandchildren, Midori and Kobe, all of Sacramento, Calif.; mother, Jeanette Ferrin of La Mesa, Calif.; and brothers, Glen Ferrin of Hawaii and David Ferrin of El Cajon, Calif.

Memorial services will begin at 1 p.m. April 1 at Manni Funeral Home in Portola, Calif. Inurnment will be at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Point Loma in San Diego, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Diana’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4142, Quincy, CA 95971 or Tahoe Forest Hospice, P.O. Box 759, Truckee, CA 96160.