J. DIANA (LANGE) CARLON, 65 LOVING WIFE, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER WITH A SERVANT'S HEART FOR EVERYONE JANESVILLE, Wis. - J. Diana (Lange) Carlon, 65, of Janesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 5:32 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born on January 27, 1948, in Arkansas, daughter of Floyd and Reba (Phelps) West. Graduate of Rockford East High School and Delta College in Saginaw, Michigan. United in marriage to Erwin Lange on May 10, 1969, in Rockford, he preceded her in death. Diana was previously employed as a receptionist at F.D. West Insurance Agency. She worked with Erwin at Teen Ranch in Marlette, MI, a home for troubled youth where they were employed as house parents. Self-employed as a medical transcriptionist, and most recently employed as a personal assistant at Comfort Keepers. Diana married Paul Carlon on September 22, 2012, in Edgerton, WI. She was a member of Northeast Christian Church. Diana was devoted to her family, and always put everyone else before herself. She was good at taking care of people, above all she loved the Lord with all of her heart. Survived by her husband, Paul; children, Traci (Rob) Davis of Rockford, Todd (Emily) Lange of Andover, MN; grandchildren, Ryan and Sarah Davis, Ashley, Isaac and Elliana Lange; father, Floyd West of Rockford; siblings, Terri Smith of Branson, MO, Pamela (Steve) Daly of Branson, MO, and Kirk West of Cherry Valley. Preceded in death by her first husband, Erwin on October 31, 2011, and mother, Reba on October 2, 2012. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Northeast Christian Church, 5651 East Riverside, Rockford. Pastors Scott Rehfeldt and Michael Leitz will officiate. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Grace Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory or condolence online, visit graceFH.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 25 to Apr. 26, 2013