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Diane T. Lawrence, 55, of Milan, Ill., died of pancreatic cancer Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island, Rock Island, Ill.
A celebration of Diane's life will be Saturday, Jan. 9, beginning with a memorial service at 11:30 a.m. in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th St., Moline, and continuing with a funeral luncheon and time of sharing in CityView Celebrations at Trimble Pointe. Private entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.
Memorials may be made to Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.
Diane Teresa Lawrence was born July 30, 1960, in Monticello, Iowa, to Loras and Marilyn (Haas) Lawrence. She graduated from Monticello High School and attended Iowa State University. She worked for DoAll Supply, Rock Island Arsenal and Sodexo.
She will be remembered for playing cards and games with family and friends. Her favorite pastime was gambling. Gilda's Club in Davenport was important to her for their friendship and support.
She is survived by her significant other of over 30 years, Richard "Dick" Verschoore, and their four-legged baby, Pepper; Dick's daughter and son-in-law, Gloria and Bob Shanahan and their three sons, Devin, Corey and Brendan, all of Vandalia, Ohio; her parents, Loras and Marilyn Lawrence, and her brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Jane Lawrence, all of Monticello; her three nieces, Molly Gribble and her husband, Matt, of New Zealand and Danielle and Alanna Lawrence of Monticello; her great-niece, Mabel Denise Lawrence of New Zealand; and her brother-in-law, Ron Hugh of Monticello.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Denise Hugh.
Diane's last wishes were that everyone celebrate her life and their own to their fullest. Her family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a free candle in her memory at www.Trimble