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Diane Marie LeFavour Obituary


Memories & Candles

“In college, Diane and I were both roommates and best friends, and later apartment mates. Through those years, we supported one another, laughed and...Read More »
1 of 43 | Posted by: Lynn (Hoffman) Jackson - FL

“She was my best friend. ”
2 of 43 | Posted by: Debra Winslow - Lakeville, IN

“Oh my Precious Sister. You were and always will be a Huge inspiration to me and my family. You taught me how to pray, dance and have fun in life. ...Read More »
3 of 43 | Posted by: Garry Sacks - Estero, FL - Sister

“I am so sorry to hear about Diane's passing. I first met Diane through my cousin in New Carlisle, then met up with her again at Barker in Michigan...Read More »
4 of 43 | Posted by: Sue Finstick - Duluth, MN

“The beauty of a Heavenly Father is that He knows and guides all. As He would have it, I felt the urge this evening to look Reid and Diane up after 35...Read More »
5 of 43 | Posted by: Katherine (Katie) Klem Kennedy

“The LeFavours have been in my life as long as I can remember. My families' trips to their home were a highlight of every year growing up. Spending...Read More »
6 of 43 | Posted by: Shane Sarros - Geneva, IL

“Please accept my sincere sympathy. It is wonderful to know Diane is with our Lord and Savior. I met her in junior high and we became friends at...Read More »
7 of 43 | Posted by: Ruthann Morse Dreyer - IN

“Diane was such a cheerful person to be around,May God Bless her family, R.I.H my dear friend ”
8 of 43 | Posted by: Connie Ellis Sanders - IN

“To The LeFavour and Sacks Family, I was blessed to have known this beautiful woman during our high school years. She was our "Homecoming Queen" ...Read More »
9 of 43 | Posted by: Debra Clark-Corley - IN

“I went to school with Diane and can still remember walking to her home across from Barker Jr. High after school. She always had the nicest smile,...Read More »
10 of 43 | Posted by: Donna (Seeling) Losiniecki - IN

“My Dear Reid, I was so saddened to read the obituary in the Marion Chronicle of the death of your beautiful wife. Please accept my sincere...Read More »
11 of 43 | Posted by: Mary E. Pahmeier - Marion, IN

“Reid, don't know if you remember me but I was Diane's teaching assistant at Vera Cruz School in the '70's & she registered guests at my wedding when...Read More »
12 of 43 | Posted by: Kathy Foreman - Fort Wayne, IN

“Garry, So sorry to hear about your sister passing. It brings back so many memories of many of us that grew up in the Edgewood/Barker neighborhood. I...Read More »
13 of 43 | Posted by: Mike Pease - Michigan City,, IN

“I feel truly blessed to have had Diane as a part of my life. There is no one I have ever know to live each day and moment with such postitive,...Read More »
14 of 43 | Posted by: Melissa Brown - Fort Wayne, IN

“Diane.... it can't be! God's glowing lady, magnanimous,.... the epitome of God's beauty and graciousness. I remember our conversation as I...Read More »
15 of 43 | Posted by: Joan McManus Bardsley - IN

“Diane was one of the most caring people I have ever met. She was a beautiful person on the inside and out. To the family, you are in my thoughts and...Read More »
16 of 43 | Posted by: Jenna Peters - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Reid and family sorry for your loss,i will remember diane's smile and her sweet personality.keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. love helen...Read More »
17 of 43 | Posted by: Helen Seaver - marion, IN

“Dear Family, We knew Diane such a short time, but quickly grew to love her. She will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. ...Read More »
18 of 43 | Posted by: John and Elaine Patterson - IN

“Dear Heather - My heart aches for you and your family with the loss of your Mother. She was such a kind, gentle, God-Fearing woman who always put...Read More »
19 of 43 | Posted by: Janelle (Summers) Shell - AR

“Such a lovely lady . . .such a wonderful family. Diane will be missed but not forgotten. All my love to Reid and the children knowing that one day...Read More »
20 of 43 | Posted by: Kevin Wedmore - Carmel, IN

“To the many family and friends that have just lost their dear loved one I pray for your peace and comfort. Having suffered loss myself I understand...Read More »
21 of 43 | Posted by: Caryn Myrice - Huntington, IN

“Dear Reid, I wanted to let you know how special it was to get to know Diane in the last stage of her life. I am so grateful I was able to bring...Read More »
22 of 43 | Posted by: Aimee - Grabill, IN - Friend

“Reid and family, I am so sorry to hear this. Diane has always meant a lot to me (you too Reid). I remember her being my Sunday School teacher (I...Read More »
23 of 43 | Posted by: Trena Murphree-Campbell - Marion, IN

“Mr. LaFavour, you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult. So sorry to hear about the loss of your dear wife. We all miss you alot at...Read More »
24 of 43 | Posted by: Trina Marckel - Fort Wayne, IN

“Reid, We are feeling so much pain for you in our hearts. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I did not make it to...Read More »
25 of 43 | Posted by: Ralph & Judi (Eversole-Colley) Woodward - CA

“As a former student of Reid's, I'm so sorry to read this news. May God be with you at this difficult time. ”
26 of 43 | Posted by: Sally Dotterer - Indianapolis, IN

“Wally Sacks: Sorry to see in the Michigan City News Dispatch the death of your daughter. My sympathy and prayers are with you and your family. ...Read More »
27 of 43 | Posted by: Marvin Pozdol - Shaker Hts, , OH

“Reid and Family, Please accept our sincerest condolences on the passing of Diane. We love you. If you need anything at all let us know! ”
28 of 43 | Posted by: The Chris Lawson Family - Marion, IN

“Reid, We are saddened by the news of Diane's passing, but we know she is now totally healed! She was a wonderful person. Tim & I have great...Read More »
29 of 43 | Posted by: Naomi Havens - Richmond Hill, GA

“Our hearts go out to all Reid and Diane's family at this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Diane always had a bright smile and sweet word...Read More »
30 of 43 | Posted by: Julie Sufton - Carmel - Friend

“Dear LeFavors , I'm so sorry about you're lost , I new Mrs. LeFavor , she was one of my old teachers , she was my very favorite teacher. not only a...Read More »
31 of 43 | Posted by: Shannon Thompson Noel - New Haven, IN

“Randy & Debbie: I am deeply sorry for the loss of your family member. Please convey my condolences to Reid and his children. Debby Egle ”
32 of 43 | Posted by: Debby Egle - Punta Gorda, FL

“I knew Diane through my substitute teaching at Harlan Elementary school. She was always upbeat, encouraging and had a love for everyone. Always...Read More »
33 of 43 | Posted by: Cindy Mattern - Fort Wayne, IN

“Reid, I am so sorry for your huge loss! May the Lord provide comfort for you in your time of grieving as only He can. Our prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
34 of 43 | Posted by: Joe Nierste - Kokomo, IN - Friend

“Just wanted your family to know how very sorry we are. I know what a joy Diane was in your lives. Your family is in my prayers. Take care ”
35 of 43 | Posted by: Susan and Ken Miller - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Dear LeFavours, I had the pleasure of getting to know Diane through our Wednesday morning Bible study at Harvest Fellowship. What a joy it was to...Read More »
36 of 43 | Posted by: Bethany Bracht - Fort Wayne, IN

“We, here at at the flower shop, want to express our deep sympathy for your loss. May you feel peace and Love from God and may He hold you in His arms. ”
37 of 43 | Posted by: A Lily's Dew Drop Flower Shoppe

“Dear LeFavour Family, It is with heartfelt sadness that I learned of Diane's passing. Her smile was most endearing and she made everyone feel that...Read More »
38 of 43 | Posted by: Donna Moran - Wolcottville, IN

“Dear LeFavors, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We have been praying for you through Diane's struggle, and continue in these days of...Read More »
39 of 43 | Posted by: Amie Love - Marion, IN - Friend

“Dear LeFavour family, My heart is so saddened to hear of Diane's passing. She had such a beautiful heart! Reid, I will never forget the kindness...Read More »
40 of 43 | Posted by: Joy (Johnson) Cash - Bluffton, IN

“The LeFavours have always meant a lot to me and my family. We lived close to each other in early childhood and continued to get together through the...Read More »
41 of 43 | Posted by: Chris Stroop - Indianapolis, IN

“To Diane's Family, Although I was not personally close to Diane, she made an indelible mark on my step-daughter's (Casie Snyder) life through her...Read More »
42 of 43 | Posted by: Tammy Snyder - Fort Wayne, IN

“May you feel the Loving Father's around you and your family. Know that memories are one God's Precious Gifts to us. ”
43 of 43 | Posted by: Michele Risser - Fort Wayne, IN


Diane Marie LeFavour , 58, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Laporte, IN, Diane worked as a special education school teacher with East Allen County Schools for 28 years, retiring in 2010. Diane served on the Harlan Christian Youth Center Board. She was a member of Harvest Fellowship Church and was passionate about her Faith family and friends and loved to decorate. Surviving are her husband, Reid LeFavour; parents Wallace (Phyllis) Sacks of Michigan City, IN; daughter, Heather Marie (Ryan) LeFavour Eddy; son, Jacob Reid (Kim Keator) LeFavour and daughter, Emily Diane LeFavour all of Fort Wayne; grandchildren , Elijah Reid LeFavour, Samara Love LeFavour, Derek Reid Eddy, Selah Hope LeFavour, Skyla Vera LeFavour, Cruz Kendall Eddy, Moses Michael LeFavour, and another on the way; brother, Garry (Cheryl Ann Coons) Sacks of Estero, FL. Funeral Service is Wed, 11:00 am, November 7, 2012 at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road with calling one hour prior. Rev Paul Mowery officiating. Calling will also be Tuesday, November 06, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Chapel . Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Diane LeFavour Grandchildren's Education Fund. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.