Diane K. DeSpain, 72, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at home surrounded by her family.
She was born November 13, 1941 to John and Rose (Donadio) Ridgeway.
Diane married Bobby L. DeSpain on April 7, 1961. He preceded her in death on March 4, 2013.
Diane was a waitress at Frederick Inn for over 20 years. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church where she also taught Sunday school.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant daughter, Tammy DeSpain; grandson, Tyson Mejia; brother, Robert Ridgeway; and sister, Rosemarie Ridgeway.
Survivors: daughters, Sharon Moore (Randy), Fairfield, Ohio, and Cindy McPherson (Bobby), St. Joseph, Missouri; son, Jeff Mejia, Melbourne, Florida; eleven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, Missouri. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Eastside Baptist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.