Diane Gerrmann

Diane B. Gerrmann, 75, of Crest Hill, a former longtime resident of Oak Park, died on May 27, 2018. Born in Chicago on Aug. 20, 1942 to the late Raymond and Mary Trapp, she was raised in Downers Grove and graduated from Downers Grove High School (now Downers Grove North) in 1961. She married Theodore “Ted” Gerrmann in 1964 and they moved to Oak Park in 1967. She worked for Laborer’s Pension and Welfare Fund in Westchester for 25 years before her retirement in 2016. 

Diane Gerrmann is survived by her children, Kimberly (Phil) Devitt, Kathleen (Robert) DeCianni and Sheila (Casey) Montgomery; her grandchildren, Christopher Devitt, Samantha (Brendan) Bowman, Megan (fiancé Eric Borsche) and Max DeCianni and Cameron and Christian Montgomery; her great-grandchildren, Olivia and Knox Bowman; and her nephews; George (Shirlee) and Theodore (Caryn) Obis. She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore E. Gerrmann. 

Visitation and service were held on May 31 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, with interment at Concordia Cemetery. 

The family appreciates memorial donations to Kindred Hospice Foundation (https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/our-services/hospice/hospice-foundation/donate). 

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