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Diane A. Erickson

December 31, 1943 - May 17, 2021

Diane A. Erickson Diane A. Erickson
  • Private Visitaion
  • Funeral
  • May 19, 2021 | 10:00 A.M.
  • St. Peter Catholic Church
    1891 Kaneville Road
    Geneva, Illinois 60134
  • Burial Location
    Private: St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Mc Henry, Illinois

Diane Anna Erickson passed away Monday, May 17, surrounded by her loving family.

The oldest daughter of Alfred and Lucille Hanschmann, Diane was born on December 31, 1943, in Chicago, IL.  On July 17, 1965, she married James Erickson at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Chicago.

Diane is survived by her husband James; five children – Thomas (Debbi), Laura (Jeff) Brick, Donald (Carrie), Kathleen, and Steven (Alicia); twelve grandchildren – Kristine (David) Scofield, Daniel (Jackie) Roberts, Tyler (Doleah) Nix, Cameron, Benjamin, Ethan, Reece, Emma, Krystin, Sam, Shane, and Riley; four great-grandchildren – Lillyan, Beck, Nathan, and Brooklyn; her brother Alfred (Josie) Hanschmann and sister Linda Krottner; and dear nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass  will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 19, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva, IL. 60134.  Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation at

To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral homes’ obituary page at For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home Geneva, 630-232-7337.


Lori Campbell from Aurora, IL

"My deepest sympathies to the family. Let shared memories bring comfort to you all."

Marge Davitt from Glendale Hts, IL

"Jim, Tom, Laura, Don, Kathy and Steve and each of your partners. My heart goes out to each of you on the loss of your lovely wife and mom. I am remembering seeing all of you at the 50th anniversary celebration...a fun night to hold in memory. Jim, you and Diane were an example to me of a devoted and happy couple. Diane made the world a better place. May you draw strength and consolation remembering her great love for each of you. Marge Davitt"

Dan Anderson from St. Charles, MO

"My heart goes out to the entire Erickson family, especially Mr. Erickson and her five children. I wish I could be there to pay my respects in person because Mrs. E. was a special lady to a lot of people in this world including myself. I hope she finds peace and her spirit lives on in all that knew her."

Paul Anderson from Montgomery , IL

"My deepest condolences to the entire Erickson family. May your strength and love get you through this toughest of times. God Bless."

Mary Lou Drexler from Huntley , IL

"Dear Erickson Family: There are never enough words to ease your pain. Be happy knowing your wife and mother is in heaven because of her love of God and her love for each of you. Such a happy, smiling lady. She will watch over you all the more now. God bless you."

Cathy Swanson from Aurora, IL

"Special thoughts for your family, during this difficult time."

Tom Herda from Franklin, TN

"From the entire Herda family, our prayers go out to Diane, Jim and family. Diane was my father’s first cousin and neighbor to Jim during their early years. I ask that God receives Diane into his kingdom. I pray for Erickson family, as well as Diane’s siblings and fiends, may have God’s comfort and peace. Tom Herda"

Cozette Cojuangco from Hot springs Village, AR

"Our deepest condolences to the Erickson and Hanschmann families. May the love and support of the your families and friends be sustaining and full in these times of grief and loss."

Cozette Cojuangco from Hot springs Village, AR

"Our condolences to the Erickson and Hanschmann families. May the support of families and friends bring some solace in this time of grief and loss./ Cozette, Audrey, Camille"

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