Diane L. Books (nee Ferguson)

April 7, 1932 — December 29, 2017

Diane L. Books (nee Ferguson) was reunited with her beloved husband, Wilmer, on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at the age of 85. She was the loving mother of Jeff (Amanda) Books, the late Daniel Books,Timothy (Kathleen) Books, Laurie (Thom) Millane and Diane Baker (Leroy a.k.a. Bill) of Florida. She was the dear grandmother of Stephanie Millane (RC Tichnell), Thomi Millane (Tina Balistreire), Briana (Joe) Schnittke, Bobby Books, Tyler Books, Michaela Books (fiancé, Matt Zillmer), Connie Heitel, and Travis Books; proud great-grandmother of Noah Schnittke, Alyssa Schnittke, and Aubrey Books; and dear sister of the late Richard (Jeanne) Ferguson. Diane will be missed by other relatives and friends.

Diane was the owner of Riverside Bar and Grill in Delafield, where she was known as “Mom” by those who patroned the bar. She enjoyed traveling, playing pool, and gambling. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Special thank-you to Jen McLeod and the staff at Hartland Terrace that helped take care of Diane.

Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Delafield Presbyterian Church, 1851 N. Genesee St. Delafield, from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at 12 p.m. with luncheon to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Delafield Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.

Inurnment will be at Salem Cemetery, Wales.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.