July 16, 1949-Feb. 22, 2013
Diane R. Storer, 63, of Van Wert died at 4:09 p.m. Friday at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born July 16, 1949, in Fort Jennings to Leonard and Vera (Lucke) Menke, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include six children, Andrew Russell (Connie) Storer Jr. of Oregon, Mary Elizabeth (Heath) Kornblum of San Francisco, Matthew (Sarah) Storer of Oregon, Jamie (fiance Krista Olson Reese) Storer of Oregon, Samantha (Christopher) Schnepp of Van Wert and Linda (Lex Kisteneff) Lehmkuhle of South Carolina; seven siblings, Judy (Kate Anthony) Menke of Cincinnati, Patricia Menke of Denver, N.C., Michael (Tammy) Menke of Convoy, Lawrence (Laura) Menke of Delphos, Jeffrey (Trudie) Menke of Fort Jennings, Marjorie (Joseph) Lehmkuhle and Todd (Armella) Menke of Delphos; a sister-in-law, Theresa Menke of Middle Point; and 13 grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Sarah Rebecca Storer and Jessica Rose Storer, who both died in infancy; and two brothers, William Menke and John Menke.
A memorial service was held Saturday at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center Chapel.
Memorial donations are to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center in memory of Diane.