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So very sorry for your loss Diane!! She was such a sweetheart and will be missed!

Posted by: Katy Ernst - Buda, IL - friend   Feb 20, 2013

Diane: You & your family are OFTEN in my thoughts & prayers. May God wrap His loving arms around you & may your precious memories & the knowledge that so many love & care for you help you through this heartbreaking time.

Posted by: Laurie Burnworth - Byron, IL - Coworker   Feb 15, 2013

Diane, Paul, and family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you.
Dan & Norma Norman

Posted by: Dan & Norma Norman - Groveland, FL - family   Feb 11, 2013

Diane and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers as you navigate through this difficult time. I can say nothing to change the heartache you are feeling. I keep you all in my heart. Lisa

Posted by: Lisa Rose - East Moline, IL - Mother's Friend   Feb 10, 2013

Am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. She will be missed and we will always keep her memories close to our hearts.

Posted by: ed and sherry dusing - coleta, IL - friend   Feb 09, 2013

Am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by: ed and sherry dusing - coleta, IL - friend   Feb 09, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by: Kathie Reese - Lanark, IL - friend   Feb 08, 2013

What can I say? Besides my neighbors, April was my very first friend and we were instantly best friends. From forth grade all the way to graduation. My parents and I have been reminiscing. Dad remembers our first Halloween party, April was a doctor. I dont know why he thought of that but it's one of my dad's first memories. Ape was always crazy fun and full of life. Sooo many memories. As we got older, I've moved a few

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Posted by: brooke cowling-steder - dixon, IL - friend   Feb 08, 2013

Paul and Diane ,
I am so sorry to read about the passing of your daughter April. It made me think of the times we would talk about our kids at work.The ups and downs when you have kids. You have my deepest sympathy.

Posted by: Rhonda Byers - Freeport, IL - Friend   Feb 08, 2013

There are soo many memories of April I could share. I sure know one thing, she was one tough cookie, and I was always glad to have her on my side. Ape and I played basketball together in high school and also in several 3 on 3's. Always teased her about her poofy long ponytail. We probably gave Paul and Diane several sleepless nights of worry as well... that girl and I could sure find a good time (trouble) anywhere!

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Posted by: Erin Nobis - Milledgeville, IL - Friend   Feb 08, 2013