Diana Athmer

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Diana Louise Athmer, nee Jackson, 73, of Belleville, IL, born January 15, 1947, in East St. Louis, IL, died Thursday, August 13, 2020, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Jackson; her mother and step-father, Frances, nee Armstrong, and Robert Spruell.

Surviving are her four children, Michael Athmer Jr., Geneva Athmer,  Shellie Fluck, and Scott (Michelle Crum) Athmer;
five grandchildren, Alicia, Crystal (Chris), Joush, Tara (Brad), and Alexia;
13 great-grandchildren;
three sisters, Susan (Bruce) Haas, Rhonda (Kenneth) Leach, and April Spruell;
one brother, JJ Jackson of New York;
beloved Douglas Druce;
one aunt, Louise Cunningham;
and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Children. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Private cremation services were held.


3 Comments on Diana Athmer

Alexia said : Guest Report Aug 24, 2020 at 2:37 PM

I love and miss you so much Grandma...

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Pamela (Wehring) Daniels said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2020 at 6:02 PM

My Darling Dinka to lose you was to lose part of myself. We were raised like sisters and with our birthdays 11 months apart it made us that much closer. I will miss you so and know you are happy now with your Mom. Rest in Peace.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Sharon K. McDaniel said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Sorry for your loss. I called her Dinka and we knew each other for years.

  • Godfrey
  • IL

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