Diane K. Render, 59, of Pekin, passed away at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Pekin Hospital, after a brief battle with cancer.

She was born March 4, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., to Curtis and Zeta Sims Winn. She married Dave Render on April 9, 1971, in Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother of Pekin; one daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Render Terrell of Pekin; one son, Robert Jr. (Insuk) Render of Weston, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Brandon, Christina and Carter.

She was preceded in death by her father and one sister, Beverly.

Diane was employed by Pekin Kmart for 33 years.

Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A private graveside service and burial will take place at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Gary Ford, pastor, will officiate.

No visitation is planned.

Davis Mortuary in Tremont is in charge of arrangements.