Diane Rix

RANTOUL – Diane Rix, 62, of Rantoul passed away on Saturday (Jan. 12, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 East Grove, Rantoul. Linda and Dennis Daniel will officiate.

The family will be receiving friends for one hour prior to the service at Lux Memorial Chapel.

Diane was born June 9, 1950, in Milwaukee, Wis., a daughter of Robert and Dolores (Vogel) Schwanke. She married David Rix Jr. on March 11, 1975. He preceded her in death on March 4, 1995.

She is survived by a son, Derrick Rix of Mahomet; two daughters, Dawn Rix of Rantoul and Melissa Rix of Mahomet; three brothers, Bobby (Diana) Schwanke of Fisher, Jeff (Pam) Schwanke of Gibson City and Steve Schwanke of Homer; three sisters, Judy (Gary) Stephens of Bloomington, Susie Ruddy of Rantoul and Denise (Robert) King of Gifford; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Marie.

Diane had many hobbies over the years but she truly enjoyed spending time with her family and especially grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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