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Diane Rae Gordon
December 28, 1936 ~ September 24, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Diane Rae Gordon, 86 of Urbana, IL. passed away on Sunday Sept. 24, 2023 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL. Diane was born on Dec. 28, 1936 in Waterman, IL. the daughter of Ralph Wendell and Evelyn Mae (Hage) McKirgan.
Diane went to Hinkley High School and Valparaiso University . Diane loved singing with the "Variety Four" at Weddings and Country Clubs. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Urbana. Above all else, Diane loved her children and grandchildren. She cherished spending time with her boys, especially during the holidays. She spoke often about her boys and loved being "Grammy" so proud of her grandchildren.
Diane is survived by two sons: Hank Gordon and Steve Smiley (Kathleen). Two Grandchildren: Hank Gordon Jr. and Kaitlyn Smiley. Also Survived by two step-sisters: Renae Rhoades and Linda Whildin (John) with many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Saturday Sept. 30, 2023 from 9:30-10:30am at Renner-Wikoff Chapel. Graveside service will follow at 11:00am at Clements Cemetery on High Cross Road in Urbana, IL. Pastor Bob Franks will officiate. A luncheon will follow the burial (TBA).
Contributions be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Urbana, IL. In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Renner-Wikoff Chapel.