DIANE WHEATON January 25, 1941 - December 12, 2012 Diane Wheaton, 71, longtime resident of Red Bluff, CA. passed away on December 12, 2012 in Chico. Diane was born January 25, 1941 in Oakland, CA. She received her AA degree at Shasta College where she studied art and watercolor painting. In 2007 she participated in the Red Bluff Art Walk. In recent years she volunteered at St. Elizabeth's Hospice Thrift Store. She was creative, had a great sense of humor and enjoyed writing, science fiction and classic film. Diane was a proud and loving grandmother and great-aunt. Diane is survived by her children; Lisa Cunningham of Brownsville, CA.; Jennifer Wetzel and Jill Wetzel both of Seattle, WA.; Max Wetzel of Richmond VA.; by grandchildren Zack Cunningham, Jordan Cunningham and Saira Wetzel; and by her dear nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother George and sisters Jean, Barbara and Lynn. Diane's family wishes to thank Lisa Miller-Davison and family, Cheryl Vigliotti, Red Bluff Presbyterian Church, and the wonderful staff at Twin Oaks Rehabilitation in Chico, CA. A private memorial will be held at a later date.