SAN LEANDRO, CA--Dianne Shafer Child, age 55, passed away Thursday, June 17, 1999 at the home of her daughter.
She was born October 10, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Joseph Richard and Norma Petersen Shafer. She married Dale Lee Child, August 4, 1971 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were later divorced. She grew up in West Granger where she attended high school. She graduated from BYU. She also attended classes at BYU, Hawaii.Dianne was an active member of the LDS Church. She served a mission to Hamburg, Germany. She enjoyed doing temple work and reading the scriptures. Dianne enjoyed sports, especially swimming. She loved animals. She loved music and had a beautiful soprano voice.
Surviving are one son, Benjamin Dale Child, Layton; two daughters, Mrs. Jason (Susan) O'Conner, San Leandro, CA; Celia Anne Child, Layton; one granddaughter, Kairo Nikel; mother, Norma, Bluffdale, Utah; two brothers, Richard Shafer, Bluffdale; Joseph Shafer, West Valley; three sisters, Linda Kemp, Duchesne; Fern Hansen, West Valley; Mary Miller, Farmington. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melinda and one sister, Carolyn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, 1999 at Layton Orchard Grove Ward, 2435 E. Canyon Rim Rd. Family and friends will meet Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd and Wednesday 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment, Lindquist Memorial Park at Layton.
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