Deanna Rose Simons joined her granddaughter Angie in heaven Jan. 21, 2013. Deanna attended Stadium High School, PLU and Emmanuel Nursing School. She met Glen at a Bible study and they married in 1958. In addition, to raising seven children she was a deaconess, newspaper columnist, travel agent, and worked in an antique shop. Also a real estate agent, Daffodil Court chaperone and served on the city council. She was a leader for Bible Study Fellowship and attended Christian Women’s Clubs. Deanna was an avid gardener, quilter, enjoyed reading and loved to travel. Deanna was born Feb. 25, 1938 in Medford, Ore. She is survived by her husband Glen, her sister Donna (Bob) and late brother Carl’s wife Willa and her sister Debbie (Dale). She is also survived by her seven children, Rick (Diane), Larry (Terry), Bonnie (Joe), Nate (Gretchen), Suzy (John), Becky (John), and Mark. She had 28 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Services were held Jan. 25.