January 13, 1954 - February 20, 2021
Diane Leigh White, age 67 of Neoga, IL passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her residence in Neoga, IL. No Services are scheduled at this time. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 is in charge of arrangements. Diane was born January 13, 1954 in Urbana, IL to the late Lee Edman and Hilda Arlene (Swanson) Lanman. She married Charles “Steven” White on July 26, 1994 in Loveland, CO; he survives. She is also survived by one daughter, Angela M. Bartges of Dacono, CO; two stepdaughters, Heather L. Eischens of Phoenix, AZ, Stephanie L. Baker of Marshall, IL; one stepson, Zachary J. White and wife Amanda of Terre Haute, IN; eight step grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen E. Linder of Loveland, CO; one nephew, Chris Linder and wife Christine of Johnstown, CO; one niece, Tracy Linder of Loveland, CO. Diane was a longtime employee at RR Donnelley in Mattoon, IL before her retirement in 2015. An avid bird watcher, she and her husband Steve studied various species in their backyard sharing their findings and statistics with Cornell University in New York for the national registry. Diane was a master kayaker and swimmer. An enthusiastic outdoorswoman, she loved hiking, biking in several different states, and one of her personal favorites the Grand Tetons in the state of Wyoming, which she referred to as “the most beautiful bike ride”. Always seeking to explore, Diane and Steve preferred taking the road less traveled, one of their most memorable was the Lewis & Clark Trail extending several hundred miles, through several states to the mouth of the Missouri River in Montana. A natural at photography, Diane took countless photos to memorialize their numerous adventures. Furthermore, Diane was an accomplished pianist, passionate reader, and study of American history. A loving wife and mother, Diane was devoted to her family. She left a lasting impact on her loved ones. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with the family.
Diane Leigh White, age 67 of Neoga, IL passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her residence in Neoga, IL. No Services are scheduled at this time. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 is in charge of arrangements.... View Obituary & Service Information
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