Diane Layman

July 28, 1934 - January 21, 2018

Diane Olsen Layman, 83, passed away at her home in Goldendale on Jan. 21, 2018. She was born in Portland, Ore., to Ruby (Sawyer) and Martin Rogholt on July 28, 1934.
Diane married Bob Olsen in August 1953 and they had four sons, Kenny, Kirk, Pete, and Archie. Bob passed away on June 2, 1996. Diane later married Ed Layman in Kona, Hawaii, on April 18, 1999; he preceded her in death in 2016.
Mrs. Layman retired from a career as a practical nurse and enjoyed ceramics, knitting, traveling, painting, and sewing.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Greg and Connie Rogholt of Goldendale; sons and daughters-in-law Kenny Olsen and Julie Miller of The Dalles, Ore., Kirk and Debbie Olsen of Livermore, Calif., Pete and Kelly Olsen of Newburg, Ore., and Archie and Malinda Olsen of Carson; stepchildren Krissy Smalling of Bend, Ore., and Todd Layman of Spokane; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 10, 2018, at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale. Condolences may be sent to the Layman family at

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