Dianne Austin Warner Berard
Dianne Austin Warner Berard was born Sept. 14, 1918 and passed away Dec. 18, 2012. Her parents were Walter Austin and Myrtle Lawrence, her only brother was Thomas Austin. Dianne was preceded in death by three husbands, Kenneth H. Warren, Ralph E. Warner and Walter Berard, as well as her only son, Lawrence Hollis Warner. She was resident of Tehachapi for over 30 years.
Dianne was a woman of great strength, overcoming adversity time after time. She was an excellent legal secretary, and also volunteered her time and talents to her church, Tehachapi Community Congregational UCC, the Hospital Guild, and Tehachapi Heritage museum, providing guidance and support on many projects over the years. She was a world traveler who loved to see all the beautiful places this world has to offer. She loved her family, all living creatures, and her garden.
She is survived by two grandchildren, John C. Warner of St. Louis, Karen Snyder of Clayton, N.C. and former daughter-in-law, Vicki Nelson, and her husband, Dennis. She will be greatly missed by many life-long friends.