G. Diane Daniels

Born: Sun., Aug. 4, 1946
Died: Sun., Aug. 29, 2021


Graveside Service

10:00 AM Thu., Sep. 02, 2021
Location: West Cemetery


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G. Diane Daniels, age 75, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at her home.  She was born on August 4, 1946 in Macon, MO to Earl and Alice Brant Richards.  She married Tracy Butler on July 14, 1962 in Pittsfield and to this union, two sons were born.  She later married Jimmy Daniels on July 10, 1993 in Summer Hill, and he survives.

Diane grew up in Pittsfield and attended Pittsfield schools.  In earlier years, she worked for Brown Shoe Factory until their closing and went on to work for Community Care as a caregiver for many years.  Diane took great pride in her home and keeping it tidy, and always enjoyed decorating for every season.  She loved shopping, going out to eat, and enjoyed fish on Fridays.  Diane also loved her family.

She is survived by two sons, Rich Butler of Pittsfield, IL and Randy (Sonya) Butler of Mackinaw, IL; four grandchildren, Jason Butler of Pittsfield, IL, Joseph (Megan) Butler of Griggsville, IL, Allison Butler of Champaign, IL, and Drew Butler of Mackinaw, IL; three great grandchildren, Chase Butler, Aubrey Butler, and Wrenna Butler; and brother, Denny (Beryl) Richards of Pittsfield, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Alice Richards; and daughter-in-law, Donna Butler.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Patrick Ghrist
   Posted Mon August 30, 2021
Rich and Randy ,sorry to hear of the loss of your mom . i will keep your family in my prayers .Pat Ghrist

Barbara S Goertz
   Posted Tue August 31, 2021
Sorry to here of your mom's passing ,I thought she was in nursing home. Glad she got to be home before passing. May God help you get thru

Linda Hittner
   Posted Wed September 01, 2021
Jimmy, I’m sorry to hear of Diane’s passing! Sending prayers and hugs to you and family! 🙏🏻

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