Diana Lynn “Dee” Daily, 53, of Geneseo, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Unity Point-Trinity West in Rock Island, IL. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo. Rev Jon Toler will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Geneseo. A visitation for Dee will be held from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the Diana L. Daily Memorial Fund, which will be distributed to the Countryside Christian Church and the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities.
Dee was born on November 17, 1960 in Moline, IL, the daughter of Harry and Patsy (Despain) Davis. She was united in marriage to Thomas Daily on October 4, 1980 at Rapids City Christian Church. She was the Human Resource Director at Hillcrest Home. After leaving that job, she was an in home babysitter for many years for over 50 children.
Dee was a member of the Countryside Christian Church where she taught Sunday School and Junior Worship. She was also the director of the Fellowship Department. She loved spending time with her family as well as spending time with her grandson, Garrett, and all her little kids that she babysat over the years. She also loved traveling and taking cruises, especially to the Caribbean beaches. She enjoyed going out for Mexican food.
She is survived by her husband Tom, Geneseo; daughters: Stephanie (Adam) Jacobs, Orion, Samantha Daily, Geneseo; grandson Garrett Jacobs and another on the way; sisters: Sue (Dennis) Dettman, East Moline, Kathy (Roy) Reymer, Erie; brother: Ron (Chris) Davis, Colona.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and an infant sister, Barbara Marie Davis.