Diana Lynn <I>Mills</I> Loomis

Diana Lynn Mills Loomis

Birth
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Oct 2001 (aged 57)
Burial Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 8835024 · View Source
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Diana Lynn Mills Loomis, 57, of Boise, died Sunday, Oct, 28, 2001, in a local care center of complications resulting from multiple scierosis.
She was born Dec. 18, 1943, in El Paso, Texas, to Seaman and Opal Mills who were stationed there during World War II. After Seaman's discharge from the Army, the family moved to Nampa, Idaho, and in 1949, to Boise, where they have resided since.
Diana was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Diana graduated from Boise High School and Boise State University. She was employed for several years by BSU, and later by the Idaho Department of Labor, from which she retired in January 2001.
In 1966, she married Donald R. Loomis, of Donnelly. They became the parents of Brian, Lincoln, and Jioia. Diana's children were the jewels of her life and brought her unending joy. She and Donald were subsequently divorced.
She was an accomplished homemaker and enjoyed gourmet cooking as well as sewing and knitting for both herself and others.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Opal Mills.
She is survived by her father, Seaman; a son, Brian; and grandson, Draven Loomis; her daughter, Jioia; and grandson, Gabriel Loomis, all of Boise; and a son, Lincoln Loomis of Seattle. Also surviving are her brother and sister-in-law, David and Judith Mills of Boise and their children, Camy Cox of Marysville, Ohio, and Peter Mills, who is serving a church mission in Adelaide, Australia. In addition, Mrs. Sybil Loomis, Donald, Steven, Floyd, and Amy Loomis all maintained a warm and cordial relationship with Diana and her children.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Relyea Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Morris Hill Cememtery. A viewing will be held at the Relyea Funeral Chapel Tuesdy evening from 6 to 8 p.m., also one hour prior to service time on Wednesday.
The family expresses its deep appreciation to the staff of Hillcrest Care and Rehabilitation Center for their loving care during her extended stay there.

[Idaho Statesman 30 Oct. 2001; p. 7 Local]


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  • Created by: David Mills
  • Added: 27 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8835024
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Diana Lynn Mills Loomis (18 Dec 1943–28 Oct 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8835024, citing Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by David Mills (contributor 46618059) .