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Diana Ortego

April 17, 1948 — March 29, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 for Diana Naquin Ortego, age 71, who passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Lafayette, LA surrounded by her loving family.

Burial will take place in Ortego Cemetery.

Diana Naquin Ortego was born on April 17, 1948 in Oakdale, LA to Clifford Joseph Naquin and Beatrice Pelloquin Naquin.  Diana was very strong in her faith and volunteered at church.  She enjoyed crocheting and working on crafts. Family was very important to her and she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by those that knew her.

Diana is survived by her three daughters, Arlene Bertrand of Branch, Beverly Rowles and husband James of Bayou Chicot, and Crystal Deshotels and husband Dallas of Chataignier; seven grandchildren, Gregory Shawn Bertrand and wife Amy, Heather Dawn Bertrand, Bradley Rowles, Bryant Rowles, Lauren Deshotels, Julian Deshotels, and Adam Deshotels; four great grandchildren, Jacob Bertrand, Emily Bertrand, Chase Bertrand, and Micah Deshotels; two sisters, Debra Humphries of Kinder and Nina Adams of Kinder; two brothers, Freddie Borne and wife Phoebe of Mamou and Rayford Naquin and wife Cindy of Kaplan; and long-time companion, Robert Deshotels.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Clifford Joseph Naquin and Beatrice Pelloquin Naquin; son in law, Douglas Bertrand; and step-sister, Annie Gail Mire.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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