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Diane W. Kowalske

August 8, 1940 December 4, 2008
Diane W. Kowalske
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PEORIA-Diane W. Kowalske, 68, of Peoria, passed away at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at Methodist Hospital. She was born on August 8, 1940 in Danville, IL to Lewis and Lorene Wahl Ross. She is survived by one son, Kent (Laura) Kowalske of Peoria; one daughter, Lynne (Kevin) Breitbarth of Brimfield; and four grandchildren, Alyssa, Andrew, Miranda and Kayla. She was preceded in death by her parents. Diane was a Drug Addiction Counselor in the Peoria area. She was a member of First Federated Church and Peoria Players where she was a set decorator and cast member. She loved to research genealogy. Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at First Federated Church with Associate Pastor Daren Hofmann officiating. Visitation will be from 12 Noon until the time of the services at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. Inurnment of ashes will be in the church columbarium at a later date. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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