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Diana O'Keefe

October 26, 1948 — June 3, 2019

Diana O'Keefe

Diana J. O’Keefe

Age 70 of Wilmington, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at her home.

Born October 26, 1948 in Bloomington, Illinois, Diana Jean was a daughter of William Samuel and Eugena Dell (Kappel) Miller. She was raised in Mokena, and though she managed the home as a homemaker most of her life, Diana did work as a correctional officer with Will County for a period of time.

Diana loved to gamble, was a devout fan of General Hospital, and passed the time playing video games on her computer.

Survivors include her children: Tammy Fullriede (David McCabe) of Tampa, Florida and Anthony Skala (Heather Ruchala) of Joliet; step-daughter, Jamie (Dwayne) Maple of Godley; grandchildren: Heidi (Matt), Alex (Brandee), Blake, Chase, Kyle, Josh, Ryan, Jason, Tyler and Shea, and great grandchildren: Noah, Jack and Molly.

Diana was preceded in death by her parents; husband James O’Keefe, one brother William and her son-in-law, Ron Fullriede, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of funeral service 7:00 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington.

Cremation rites will be accorded at the conclusion of the services.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Diana’s memorial page online by logging onto:

Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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