Diana Shimkus

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Diana Shimkus, 57, died at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at her home in Springfield.

She was born Jan. 28, 1957, in Springfield to Stanley and Mildred Freligh Shimkus, Sr.

She was preceded in death by her father; one brother, Stanley Shimkus, Jr.; and one sister, Linda Suits.

She is survived by her mother, Mildred Shimkus of Springfield; one son, Jason (fiancé, Trista Courtney) Shepherd of Riverton; three grandchildren: Nathan, Gavin and Mackenzie; two sisters, Sharon and Sandy; two brothers, Frank and Carl; fiancé, Ed Eck; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Diana enjoyed gardening, modeling and loved spending time with her pets.

Visitation: 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home, Vaughn Beeman officiating.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Apr. 8, 2014