Diana L. Lenton, age 60 of Marengo, IA, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at her home from a sudden illness. Memorial Services: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, First Presbyterian Church, Marengo with Rev. Diane Miller officiating. Inurnment will be in California. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Kloster Funeral Home in Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
Diana is survived by her two sons, Jason Lenton of Swisher and Jeffrey Lenton of Dubuque; three grandchildren, Issabella Lenton of Coralville, and Alexander and Abbie Lenton, both of Dubuque. She is also survived by a special daughter-in-law Amy Lenton; and Diana’s significant other Chris Cozad. She was preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter Elizabeth Lenton, and three brothers David, Danny and Dennis Routt.
Diana L. Routt was born February 4, 1953 in Downey, California, the daughter of James and Christine Scott Routt. She attended Whittier High School in California graduating in 1971. She married Doug Lenton in Oroville, California. The couple later divorced. She worked at Amana Refrigeration as an account manager and Williamsburg Manufacturing for many years. Diana was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Marengo, coordinator of the Love Network for 18 years and actively involved with Walk to Emmaus.
Diana especially loved her grandchildren, fishing, and reading.