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Diane R. (Walz) Riley

June 4, 1953 ~ June 27, 2018 (age 65)



   Diane R. Riley, 65, of Quincy, passed away at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday (June 27, 2018) in Blessing Hospital. 

   Born June 4, 1953 in Quincy, Diane was the daughter of Russell and Berniece Hilfrink Walz.  She married Terry Riley on January 16, 1975 in Quincy.  He survives.

   Diane's passion in life were children, especially those under 5 years old.  She operated a home day care for 40 years caring for children, until her health forced her to retire in March 2018.
   Survivors include her husband, Terry; her mother, Berniece Wagner of Quincy; two sons, Eric Riley of Quincy and Kevin Riley (Rachel) of Quincy; a daughter, Brenda Zanger (Ernest) of Quincy; a grandson, Emmerson Riley; three sisters, Patty Livingston of Canton, MO, Cindy Edwards (Sam) of Hendersonville, N.C. and Mary Yates (Scott) of Loxley, AL; two brothers, Greg Walz of St. Louis, MO and Mark Walz (Linda) of Oleathe, KS; and many nieces and nephews.

   Diane was preceded in death by her father, Russell Walz.
  Graveside services will be held Monday morning at 10:30 in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.

    There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the graveside service.  Arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. 

   Memorials may be made to Terry Riley to help with expenses.

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