Diane Lynn Roney

December 20, 1948 - October 3, 2022

Diane Badovinatz Roney was born December 20,1948 in Bingham Canyon, Utah to George and Ruby Badovinatz.  She passed away at her home on October 3, 2022.

Diane is survived by her three stepchildren: Mary Roney of Portland, OR, Michael (Wendy) Roney of Salt Lake City, UT and Annie Roney (Rob Dolezal) of Tiburon, CA, four grandchildren: Andrei and Milan Dolezal, and Kate and Erin Roney, her sisters: Nancy Hammer and Georgean (Beanie) Rossman; nieces and nephews Debbie Wall, Steve Hammer, Robbie Rossman, Michael Badovinatz and Eric Badovinatz. Great nieces and nephews Brandon, Tyler, Alexis Wall and Schyler Shoenfeld, Austin, Ashton, Chelsea Hammer.

Diane is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Don J. Roney, her parents George and Ruby Badovinatz, brother George Badovinatz, and niece Christian Rossman. 

Diane had limitless love for her husband Don and the life they co-created.  They delighted in playing golf with their friends, soaking up the sun by the pool and hosting parties at their winter home in Arizona.  Diane had a passion for travel and worked for many years as a travel cruise specialist which allowed her and Don, and her many happy clients, to cruise to places like The Panama Canal and the Caribbean Islands.

Diane deeply loved her stepchildren and grandchildren who called her Baba, and was proud of each of them.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, October 14 at 11:00am.  A burial follows at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Avenue and "T" Street, Salt Lake City.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF Utah Chapter), 132 S 600 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 or Catholic Community Services of Utah, 745 E 300 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84102.