Diane Lynn Trader Hartke Burge
Diane Lynn Trader Hartke Burge, 61 of Springfield, died at 10:46 pm, Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born September 1, 1954 in Middletown, to Ralph and Mildred Cross Giardina.
Survivors include her companion: Tony Luparell of Springfield; one daughter, Robin (Jon) Ackman of Virden; one son, Jeremy (girlfriend: Cassie Carter) Woodyard of New Berlin; three grandchildren, Peyton and Preston Woodyard and Colby Ackman; five brothers, Dennis “T-Bone” Trader of Springfield, Darrell (Karen) Trader of St. Petersburg, FL, Donnie Paul Trader of Sherman, Jeff (Amy) Trader of Springfield and Dale (Susan) Giardina of Tar Heel, NC and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be sadly missed by her two dogs and three cats.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a husband, Austin “Butch” Vanover.
Diane was a past member of Ladies Auxiliary at the Eagle’s Club in Riverton and was a life-long Harley Rider.
She retired as an EPA Supervisor from the State of Illinois in 2006 after thirty-four years of service.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, February 22, 2016, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 7 pm, Monday, February 22, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend John Huxtable officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League or an animal shelter of the donor’s choice.