Diane Lavon Bovee KoehlerOur Dearest Diane Lavon Bovee Koehler passed away on April 1, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 6, 1970 in Mena, Arkansas to John and Violetta Bovee.
She was a reader, a documentary film buff, with interests in psychology and criminal justice. Her dearest friends came from River Group of San Marcos, North Austin 24 Hour Club of Austin, and Austin Recovery where she gave hope to countless others through the sharing of her own life experiences. Wherever Diane went people wanted to be around her. She loved Austin, Texas. The all time greatest love of her life is her son Tanner. Her faith and belief in God was unwavering. She now resides in His presence.
Diane is survived by her son, Tanner Koehler of San Marcos, TX; her father, John H. Bovee and step-mother, Vivian Dodd Bovee of Bunnell, Fla.; her mother, Violetta Bovee of San Marcos, TX; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her brother, John Stacy Bovee; her paternal grandparents, Art and Vera Meyer; her maternal grandparents, Jess and Hattie Conduff; and adoptive grandparents, Edward and Amy Bovee.
Acknowledgments to Dr. James Uyeki of Texas Oncology and the S.T.A.R.T. Center – San Antonio, TX. Her dogs, Dizzy and Sister.
A Memorial Service was held for our dearest beloved Diane on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Mena. She is laid to rest in the Pinecrest Memorial Park. She is missed by so many who love her.