Diana L. Ahrens
SPRINGFIELD - Diana L. Ahrens, 62, of Springfield, passed away Wed-nesday, March 13, 2013, at her residence. She was born on September 21, 1950, in Taylorville, IL, the daughter of Earl and Mae Dowdell McMillen. She married Lyle Ahrens on January 20, 1986, in Las Vegas, Nevada and he survives.
She is also survived by two daughters: Kelley Ahrens, and Kim (Mark) Barnes both of Scottsdale, AZ; her two sons: Bryan Gooden and Michael Gooden both of Springfield; her two sisters: Marsha (Chuck) Norris of Mount Auburn, IL, and Marilyn Standley of Springfield; her loving mother, Mae McMillen of Springfield; three grandchildren in Arizona and her grandson, Rob Gooden of Springfield. Mrs. Ahrens was preceded in death by her father.
Diana was an X-Ray Technician at St. John's Hospital for twelve years. She enjoyed knitting, spinning, and quilting, and she was of the Methodist Faith.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2013, at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road. The family will meet friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Home Services Hospice. Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischfuneralhomewest.com.