Diane Elaine Pape

Diane Elaine Pape, 77, of Tumwater, passed away on March 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Tacoma, Washington on March 28, 1941 to Leonard and Elaine (Gallear) Weisdepp. Diane was a third generation resident of Thurston County, Washington, raised at the Weyehauser Vail logging camp outside of Rainier, Washington.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Gary Weisdepp. Survived by her husband of 58 years Robert Pape, son Don (Judy) Pape, daughter, Debbie (Joe) Olayvar, and son, Doug Pape, grandchildren, Geri (James) Halverson, Jeff Pape, Nicole Herrold, Jessie Hartman, Lee (Veronica) Olayvar, Ian (Michaela) Olayvar, Abi (Eliazar) Sandoval and 10 great grandchildren. 

A celebration of life is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4, 2019, with a reception to follow. To read Diane’s entire life story and sign the online guest book please visit