Bisch Funeral Home

2931 South Koke Mill Road, Springfield, IL


Diane Jane Wedeking

April 28, 1963July 25, 2020

Diane Jane Wedeking, 57, of Springfield, IL formerly of Jacksonville and Beardstown, passed away at 7:07 pm Saturday July 25, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Diane was born in Beardstown, IL April 28, 1963 the daughter of the late Edwin and Lorna Anne (Watts) Wedeking. She was a graduate of Beardstown High School.

Diane worked in office administration for various business’ including York Heating and Air Conditioning and Green Family Stores. She also worked for the State of Illinois. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan. She was a dog lover and was passionate about training them to be comfort dogs.

She is survived by her sister, Michele Wedeking of Belleville, IL, her two nephews; Blaine (Vanessa) Finnegan of Belleville, IL and Brit (Melissa) Finnegan of St. Louis, MO, a great nephew, Michael Finnegan of Jacksonville, IL several aunts, uncles, cousins and a dear family friend, George Bell of Springfield.

Following Diane’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory. The family invites everyone to gather under the tent at Home Plate Bar and Grill 2571 S. Koke Mill Rd. Springfield, IL 62711 from 4-6 pm Sunday, August 2, 2020 for a time of sharing stories and memories of Diane.

There will be an additional celebration of life in the St. Louis, MO area at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 2309 W. White Oaks Dr., Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704 or the Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd. Springfield, IL 62702

Arrangements are in the care of Bisch Funeral Home West. 217-544-5424


  • Alzheimers Association
  • Animal Protective League


  • Celebration of Life

    Sunday, August 2, 2020


Diane Jane Wedeking

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