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Diana Kolb

August 19, 1934 — December 13, 2018

Diana L Kolb

Benson - Diana L Kolb, age 84 of Benson, Illinois died December 13, 2018 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
Diana was born August 19, 1934 in Minonk, Illinois, the daughter of Virgil and Frieda Ruestman Hattan. She was a member of St Peter Lutheran Church in Benson. Diana married Arthur L Kolb on November 15, 1953 in Minonk.
Arthur and Diana have a farm in rural Benson and have been lifetime residents of this area. Diana was a helpmate on the farm, a homemaker, and mother. Local residents probably remember her best as the Benson librarian as she worked for Illinois Prairie District Library system for 25 years.
Her husband, Arthur, survives her along with a daughter Kathy (David) Weaver of Marana, AZ, two sons Kenneth (Jane) Kolb of Benson and Norman (Ellen) Kolb of Albuquerque, NM, and three grandsons Derek (Erica Posey) Kolb of Chicago, Dan (Amanda) Kolb of Kearney, MO, and Ben Munge of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Donald Hattan of Washburn, and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at St Peter Lutheran Church in Benson. Rev. David Abuya will officiate. Visitation will be from 10-11 am prior to the services at the church. Burial will be at Clayton Township Cemetery in Benson. A lunch will be held in St Peter Lutheran's parish hall immediately following the service. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Illinois Prairie District Library Benson Branch. Online condolences can be sent to the family at


DEC 18. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
1781 County Road 2000 East - Benson, IL - 61516

Funeral Services

DEC 18. 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
1781 County Road 2000 East - Benson, IL - 61516

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