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Mrs. Diana R. Zeiger

March 20, 1935 - February 25, 2013

Mrs. Diana R. Zeiger

Diana R. Zeiger, 77, resident of Palatine for 43 years. Born March 20, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI, she passed away February 25, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Richard Zeiger; loving mother of Susan (the late Jeffrey) Heckert and David (Lorie) Zeiger; cherished grandmother of Stefani and Ricky Zeiger; dear sister of Helen Roberts and the late Georgia Newton; fond aunt and cousin to many.

Diana received her degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She and her husband started dating during their freshman year and subsequently, married in 1958. Dick and Diana moved to Palatine in 1970. Diana later became a school nurse in order to match her work schedule with her children's school schedule. She was the head school nurse for the Itasca School District for many years. During that time, she received a Masters Degree from Roosevelt University to enhance her skills. Upon retirement, she became active as an instructor and officer for the SeniorNet computer organization.

She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.

Funeral Information

Per her wishes, there will be no funeral or services.

Donations Information

Those wishing to support Diana and her family can make a donation to the American Cancer Society using the following link:

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