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Diane D. Linden

Diane D. Linden (nee Bashak), age 63 of Lorain, died on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on December 28, 1953 in Elyria and was a 1972 graduate of Marion L. Steele High School, Amherst.
Diane was employed by the Lorain County Metro Parks. She was a member of the Abbe Road Baptist Church, Elyria. Diane was an incredible artist, with a love for crafts and the ability to make the simplest of things into a work of art. She saw the value in sentimental things. She also enjoyed cooking and gardening. Above all, her passion was being an animal activist, caring for all of God's creatures, no matter how small.
She is survived by her father, John Bashak, daughters, Jennifer Westerville, Tonya Linden and Rebecca Linden, brothers, Donald Bashak and Daniel Bashak, and grandchildren, Chloe, Gabriel and Rafael.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Marilyn (nee Gordon) and brother Robert Bashak.
Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 4-7pm at the VFW, Post 1662, 165 Cleveland Avenue, Amherst. The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, will be handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035.
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So sorry for your loss, prayers to your family.

Melanie Forsythe - July 26, 2017 at 02:58 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Uncle John and Family, we are very sad to hear about your loss and we share your grief. We will keep you all in our prayers and thoughts ,as always.Much Love,Mr. & Mrs. Chuck and Sandy Bashak.

Chuck Bashak - July 26, 2017 at 11:48 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Diane's passing. My sincere sympathy to the Bashak & Linden families. Carol (Jamie) King

Carol Ann (Jamie) King - July 25, 2017 at 09:14 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Diane's passing. Our hearts go out to you, Jennifer, Tonya, and Becky, along with the Bashak family. Love, Charlie and Anne Linden

Anne Linden - July 25, 2017 at 08:14 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so very sad to hear about Diane's passing. She was a light that illuminated a room when she entered, her smile was infectious. Diane's love for her family and her love for animals made me proud to be considered her friend. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family, so sorry for all of you. Vee Lynn Reed

Vee Lynn Reed - July 25, 2017 at 07:58 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Linden

marion l steele class of 74 - July 25, 2017 at 06:49 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Linden

raynelle bozicevich - July 25, 2017 at 06:46 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Friends and Family uploaded 1 to the gallery.

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