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Diane Christine (Stearns) Montna

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Diane Christine (Stearns) Montna Obituary

Diane Christine (Stearns) Montna was born March 28, 1947 in Hayward, CA and entered into rest on August 12, 2014 at her home with her family by her side after an abrupt bout with cancer.

Diane was raised in Central Valley, CA and moved to Yuba City when she was 14 years old. She attended Yuba City High School, after high school she married and had two daughters.

Diane pursued a career in women's health care. She earned her Registered Nursing Degree and worked in the labor and delivery unit, then continued on and continued her education to become a certified Family Nurse Practitioner and earning a Midwifery degree. She worked for Dr. Terrence Hoffer for three years and then used her talents in the Great Beginning Women's Clinic at Fremont Hospital. She retired in 2004.

Diane had a love for life, family, and friends. She was talented, creative, and humorous. She had many hobbies, but none so cherished as her grandchildren.

Diane is survived by many that love and adore her and will miss her beyond measure. She leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Pete Montna, an older brother, Speed Stearns of Sacramento, a younger sister, Linda Goodwin of Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Two daughters and their families; Tiffani Montna Williams and son-in-law, David Williams of Sutter, Tierni Montna Martins and son-in-law, Gary Martins of Yuba City.

Diane is loved and adored by her grandchildren, Chase Wymore of Sacramento, Wade Wymore of Yuba City, Clay Wymore and granddaughter-in-law, Kendall Wymore of Yuba City, Tristan Martins, Daelin Martins, and Jordyn Martins of Yuba City and one precious brand new great-granddaughter, Melody Wymore of Yuba City.

A Celebration of Life Party will be held for her family, friends, and those that loved her at Ruthy's Bar and Oven on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Butchie's Pool, 144 Gibson Avenue, Yuba City, CA 95991.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Aug. 15 to Aug. 16, 2014
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