Dianne Marie Moody, 71, of Herscher, formerly of Arlington Heights, passed away January 1, 2021 at Amita St. Mary’s after a long battle with cancer.

She was born at St. Mary’s Hosptial to Stewart and Betty Moody on Christmas Day, 1949.

Dianne graduated from BBCHS and was in the first graduating class from Kankakee Community College.  She also graduated from IL State University.  She spent her career working for the State of Illinois and at various companies in Chicago.

She and her life partner, Karen Hagenback, enjoyed traveling the world.  Their favorite place to visit was Alaska.  She also enjoyed family, theater, movies, dining out, photography, anything Disney and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Dianne is survived by her two sisters Sandra (Tom) Nelson of Bourbonnais and Linda Wagner of Herscher.  She was the favorite aunt to five nieces and nephews, ten great-nieces and great-nephews and one great-great niece.  Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Wendy Hagenback, two aunts and many cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and life partner Karen Hagenback.

Cremation rites will be accorded.  Per her wishes, there will be no services.

Arrangements by Schreffler Funeral Home in Kankakee.

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