Passed away at her San Francisco residence on February 19, 2013 at the age of 68 years. Loving mother of Joanna Brogoitti (Michael) Whitaker of Fort Knox, Kentucky. Cherished grandmother of Cody, Krista and Brandon Whitaker. Dear sister of George (Ying Pan) Hansen of Hercules, CA; Judith Hansen Roberts of Tigard, OR; Charles Hansen, Jr. of Ripon, CA; and Norman (Charmaine) Hansen of Zephyr Cove, NV.
A native and lifetime resident of San Francisco and a Kentucky Colonel. Graduated from Lowell High School in 1962. Diana reigned as SF Ice Queen in 1962 and was a touring member of the Ice Capades. She was a member of NAIW-IAIP, CA Academy of Sciences, Dahlia Society, Daughters of Norway, numerous book clubs and a SF 49er fan. She owned and operated Brogoitti Claim Services for over 25 years and was an avid supporter of cultural, civic, and philanthropic charities.
A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11:00 am at Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma, 707-763-4131. Graveside committal will be at B’nai Israel Cemetery, 430 Magnolia Ave., Petaluma, following the Liturgy. Memorial contributions may be made to the UCSF Foundation, MMTI, (allocation B2498) in memory of Diana Hansen Brogoitti. Send to: UCSF, PO Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339.