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Jiron, Diana E.

On 25 July, 2016, Diana E. Jiron, age 66, was called by her Lord to eternal rest after a prolonged and courageous struggle with complications of her cancer treatment.

She is survived by her husband of over 43 years, Frank Jiron of Annandale, Virginia; brother Robert McClellan Jr. and wife Donna of Ozark, Alabama; sister Linda Gilles and husband Al of Nine Mile Falls, Washington; as well as many loving aunts and uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces and wonderful friends.

She was preceded in death by father and mother, Robert McClellan and Glennis of Laurel Hill, Florida.

The daughter of a military family, she lived in France and Japan and several states throughout her father's career. Diana was a graduate of Manzano High School and AAA Business College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She and Frank were married in Albuquerque, 1972 and she eagerly assumed the role of military wife that included assignments in Colorado, Hawaii, California, Seoul, Korea, and Washington DC. Diana retired from the Defense Intelligence Agency after over 32 years of Federal Service. She was a longtime supporter of the Edelweiss German-American Club.

She will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on 29 August, 2016. A memorial event will be held in New Mexico a future date.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 28, 2016
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