Visitation will be one hour prior.
12:30 PM Saturday, October 20 at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; 1265 Ridgeway Street in Hammond
Diane G. Johnson age 53 of Hammond died October 12, 2018 in rural Hammond as a result of an auto accident. Diane was born on June 1, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois; the daughter of Edwin and Barbara (Semerau) Johnson. She was raised near Chicago attending elementary school in Carpentersville prior to graduating from Dundee Crown High School. For many years, she enjoyed working as a service coordinator for River Falls Heating where her coworkers became her second family. Diane loved children. Actually, she was just a big kid herself! She enjoyed mentoring the older children at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hammond in their faith formation program as well as loving up her nieces and nephews. She was up for most anything with them, whether a game of pool or a competitive board game. She also enjoyed stopping by Parkside Restaurant and Bar in Hammond to catch up with her friends and try her favorite nachos.
Diane left an impression on those in her life, including her step-mom Donna Johnson; siblings Daniel (Janet) Johnson, Cindy (Dale) Peterson, Geralyn Sailor, Cindy Protz-Johnson, Edwin Johnson Jr, and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Mass of Christian burial for Diane Will be 12:30 PM Saturday, October 20 at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; 1265 Ridgeway Street in Hammond. Visitation will be one hour prior. Interment will be private. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the discretion of the family. A reception will immediately follow at Parkside Restaurant and Bar. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Countryside Crematory of Baldwin.