CHILLICOTHE - Diane Gass (Schoch) of Chillicothe, died at 8 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, surrounded by family and friends after a short illness.
Diane was born to Frank and Jean Schoch on June, 26, 1952. On May 3, 1975, Diane was united in marriage to Robbie Gass.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years; three sons, Tofer (Renee), Jason (Rachel) and Nick (companion Tracey); two granddaughters, Maddie and Zoe; and two brothers, Steve and Marc. Also surviving are many nephews, nieces, and many others she considered family.
Her parents, sister Becky, and nephew Denny preceded her in death.
She worked many years at Illinois Valley Central High School and 20 years at Target, last working in October 2012.
She and Rob loved riding their Harley and spending time by the fire in their backyard with friends and family with the 4th of July being the highlight.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Ministers William Cater and David Garrett will officiate. Burial will be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
Per her request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
Also at her request there will be a celebration of life at Cue n Brew following the service. Please wear your Harley attire and ride your bikes.
Online condolences may be submitted through www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 30, 2013