Loraine Jane Christian, 68, of De Soto died Jan. 12, 2021, at Scenic Nursing and Rehabilitation in Herculaneum. Ms. Christian was an insurance agent. Born May 25, 1952, in De Soto, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Loretta (Valle) Dierks.
She is survived by two children: Kimberly (Bill) Miller of De Soto and Terri Christian of De Soto; three siblings: Bob Dierks of De Soto, Frank (Patty) Dierks of De Soto and Kathy (Steve) Bequette of Cadet; a sister-in-law: Sherry Dierks of De Soto; six grandchildren: Sy, Seth, Mikalia, Isaiah, Noah and Waylon; and two great-grandchildren: Jude and Lincoln.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Stephanie Christian; a sister: Connie Christian; a brother: Tim Dierks; and a brother-in-law: Robert Christian.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the funeral services at 7 p.m. Friday (Jan. 15) at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, in De Soto, officiated by Bruce Valle. Arrangements are under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.