ILWACO — Barbara Diane DeSeranno, 68, died at her Ilwaco residence on Feb. 28, 2020. The daughter of LeRoy and Cora (Cook) Nelson, she was born in Sunnyside, Washington on Feb. 6, 1952.
The family moved to the Parkrose area of Portland where Barbara attended high school, later obtaining her GED from the state of Oregon. She graduated from Clark College with a degree in graphic design. Years later she became a certified floral designer.