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Diana Lee Shearer

Diana Lee Shearer, 66, of Wellington, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014. She was born August 29, 1947 in Oberlin to Betty and Paul "Red" D. Wacker.

Diana was a 1965 graduate of Wellington High School. After high school, Diana went to cosmetology school and worked as a beautician for five years. She worked with her brothers milking cows for 20 years, at Wacker Brothers Dairy farm, and then at Ames for a few years. Diana then milked for Dovin Dairy farm for 10 years. Diana was a member of the Brighton United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her grandkids and attending their sporting events. She also enjoyed time spent outdoors camping and canoeing.

Diana is survived by her loving husband of nearly 46 years, Frederick; mother, Betty Wacker (nee Thudium); children, Tracy (Kenneth) Bender of North Ridgeville, Brian (Jeannine) Shearer of Brighton, and Kelly (Mike) Joppeck of Wellington; grandchildren, Kyle, Kody, Kayla, Jeremy, Julia, Zachary, Maxwell, Nathan, and Matthew; and her brothers, Clinton (Kathy) Wacker of Wellington, Donald (Linda) Wacker of New London, and Glen (Lisa) Wacker of Nova.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul "Red" Wacker in 2004.

A private immediate family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be directed to the Brighton United Methodist Church, 51011 State Rt. 511, Wellington, OH 44090, or to Mercy New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Rd, Lorain, OH 44053.

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