Dianne I. Coats


Dianne I. Coats, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020.  She was born April 11, 1953 in Freeport at St. Francis Hospital. She is the daughter of DeForest L. and Catherine Senn.  

She was a member of Crossroads Community Church and recently attended the Polo Campus with her husband. Dianne graduated from Freeport Senior High School in 1971. She married Michael Coats in 1973.

In addition to her husband, surviving are three children, James D. (Shelly) Coats of Winnebago, John M. (Megan) Coats of Mascoutah, Ill., and David C. (Karen) Coats Travis Air Force Base, Calif.; brother Forrest (Lizzy) Senn of Freeport; sister Delores (Steve) Kopp of Evergreen, Colo.; eight grandchildren Jamie, Corey, Riley, Tyler, Tiffany, Joshua, Rebeckah and Sarah; and one great-grandson Kye.  

Dianne was preceded in death by her parents.  

A walk-through visitation was held at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home in Freeport on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 a private family service followed. Internment was held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial has been established for Crossroads Church, Polo Campus. Please sign Dianne's guestbook and share a memory at www.burketubbs.com