Diana (Reyes) Lewis
Age 81 of Minooka, formerly of Joliet and Goose Lake, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home.
Born November 4, 1939 in Joliet, Diana was a daughter of Moises and Juanita (Ortiz) Reyes. She was raised and educated in Joliet, and graduated from Joliet Township High School with the Class of 1957. On August 4, 1965, Diana married William S. Lewis at Saint Mary’s Carmelite Catholic Church in Joliet and together they resided in Joliet until, moving to Goose Lake in 1986.
She and her husband were members of the Goose Lake Area Club and she was active with the Parent Teacher Association when her children were in school. While raising her family was her number one priority, Diana did hold employment with several different jobs, starting at Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet, and later the IGA grocery store in Coal City and the Morris Bakery. She enjoyed cross stitch and playing cards, as well as baking for her family and friends. Diana took great pleasure in being out on the town, and looked forward to any opportunity to go shopping or out to dinner.
Survivors include four children: Timothy (Lynn) Reyes of Crest Hill, Patricia Brott of Peotone, Mary Elizabeth Osmonson of Minooka, and Christian (Sarah) Lewis of Joliet; eight grandchildren: Diana (Daniel) Coffey, Beth Reyes, Steven (Kristen) Reyes, Elyssa (Solomon) Gans, Cassandra (Douglas) Colegrove, William (Wara) Forge, Peyton Brott, and Priscilla Brott; eleven great grandchildren: Sam, Paul, Evelyn, Charlotte, Jordan, Briana, Claire, Joshua, Andrew, Spencer, and Emma; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Norma Reyes of Joliet, Debra Reyes of Goose Lake, Judy (Carl) Stipes of Benton, Illinois, Jack Mizicko of Joliet, Bonnie (Butch) Chellino of Braidwood, and Diane (Lynwood) Kneip of Channahon; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as Kim (Ken) Bosman and their son Zachary of Channahon, who was like a daughter to Diana.
Diana was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill on May 15, 2011, three brothers: Robert Reyes, Sal Reyes, and Richard (Debra) Reyes; one sister, Dorothy (Rudolph) Carlson, and her sister-in-law, Sandra Mizicko.
Per Diana’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway Street (one block north of Illinois Route 113), in Coal City from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services, 2:00 p.m.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Diana’s memorial page by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com
Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City (815) 634-2125.