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1933 Diane 2015

Diane Nenninger

May 21, 1933 — May 17, 2015

Diane M. Nenninger, 81, of Lake Wildwood near Varna, IL died on May 17, 2015 at her residence.

Born to the late Ernest and Loretta Felion Breyer in Fargo, ND; she married Robert Nenninger on November 21, 1953 in Fargo. Thru her life, Diane worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Tom Wiener in Elmhurst, as a crossing guard in Oak Park, and a care giver for Community Care of Pekin. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Lacon and previously Ascension Church in Oak Park.

She is survived by: her husband Robert; daughters Barbara (John Lee) McLean of Midland, NC; Mary Napolitano-Knapp of Varna; Elizabeth (Jack) Delby of Fox Lake, IL; sons Edward (Gwen) Nenninger of Gastonia, NC; Anthony Nenninger of Varna; grandchildren Nathan (Jessica) McLean, Jason (Eva) McLean, Lanny & Ellen Teets, Nicholas Napolitano, Laura (Jacob) Molohon, Michael Napolitano, Stephen Napolitano, Alec Karbel, and great grandchildren Natalie, Kaylee, Jackson, Perry, Leah, Zachary, Ryan and Nicholas.

Diane was also preceded by her daughter Laura Nenninger and sister Gloria Flynn.

Services will be held on Wednesday May 20 at 11am at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lacon with Father Tom Mizeur officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Memorials can be left to her church. Online condolences can be left at


MAY 20. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

MAY 20. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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