Diana June (Petit) Roberts, 79, of Westville, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville, IL. She was born on December 21, 1942, in Corpus Christi, TX to Raymond ‘Barney’ and Mary (Musselman) Petit Jr.
Diana is survived by two children; Susan Roberts and William ‘Bill’ (Brenda) Roberts, her brother; Raymond ‘Butch’ Petit, her grandchildren; Jeffery ‘Jeff’ (Kati) Roberts, James ‘Jimmy’ (Chelsea) Roberts Jr., Kayla Roberts, Amy Roberts, and her bonus grandson, Gregory ‘Greg’ (Abby) Shaw Jr., her Great grandchildren; Drake, Harper, Carson, Delaney, Caleb, Brayten, Jacob, and Kennedy, as well as many nieces and nephews and her dear friend; Sandy Stephenson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother; William ‘Billy Bob’ Petit, a sister; Carolyn (Petit) Grayson, lifelong best friend; Arleen Mollet, and her beloved son; James ‘Jimbo’ Roberts Sr.
Diana attended Danville High School and retired as a secretary for Teamsters Local Union 26 in 2003. She never met a stranger, enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears, traveling, bowling, gambling, playing cards and other games, cracking jokes, telling stories, and spending time with her friends and family.
Per Diana’s wishes, she will be cremated, and no funeral services will be held. Celebration of life memorial for Diana June Roberts will be on Sunday June 5th at Forest Glen Preserve - Edgewood Center from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and the family asks that you bring your own beverages and lawn chair if wanted. Also covered/side dishes would be appreciated, meat will be provided. We hope you can make it to share all the wonderful stories and memories of Diane with her friends and family.
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