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Patricia Diane Bramble Carney

June 28, 1939 - November 6, 2023

Patricia Diane Bramble Carney Patricia Diane Bramble Carney
    November 12, 2023 | 2:00-5:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 East Main Street
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Funeral
  • November 13, 2023 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. John Neumann Catholic Church
    2900 East Main Street
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery Saint Charles, IL

Patricia Diane Bramble Carney, age 84, died at home in St. Charles, Ill. on Monday, November 6, 2023.

Born on June 28, 1939 in Beloit, Wisc. to Virgina E. Bramble (née Field) and Larry Bramble. Beloit was home for her first 18 years. Diane met her future husband James “Jim” W. Carney at 11 years old at the Beloit Country Club swimming pool where they spent many summers lifeguarding together.

Diane graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1957. She continued her studies at the College of Saint Theresa and the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Diane and Jim married on November 21, 1959 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn.

They raised their family in St. Paul, Minn., Wheaton, Ill. and St. Charles, Ill. where they enjoyed the friendship of many over the years. They also enjoyed a decade living in London where they launched many an adventure together.

She is survived by her spouse Jim, her sister Laura E. Bramble, her children Patrick (Candace Cross) Carney, Peter (Merry) Carney, James “Jimmy” (Danielle) Carney Jr., and Ellen (Joe) Carney Granda. She was beloved by her grandchildren Eliot (Glenn Hanner) Carney, Jackson (Paige) Carney, Stuart (Erin) Carney, Andrew (Chelsea) Carney, Alex (Nate) Carney McAuley, Peter Carney Jr., James W. Carney III, Matilda Carney, Archer Carney, Marguax Carney, and Jose “Will” Granda. She leaves behind nine lovely great-grandchildren, dear sisters- and brothers-in-law, and much loved nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Virginia and Larry, her sister Bonnie Bramble Crossman, and nephew John Crossman.

A visitation will be held from 2 pm until 5 pm on Sunday, November 12 at Yurs Funeral Home (405 E. Main St., St. Charles, Ill.).

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, November 13 at St. John Neumann (2900 E. Main St., St. Charles, Ill.) with Father David Peck officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery (1200 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles, Ill.) after mass concludes. A luncheon will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lakota Friends Circle (, an organization that Diane faithfully supported.

To leave an online remembrance to the family, visit Yurs obituary page at For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles at 630-584-0060.



"To Jim and his wonderful family, our deepest sympathies to you at this time. Diane was a real lady with a smile, her own interests in quilting that amazed us, and a loving person to Jim and all of hers."

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