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Diane M. Tinley

Obituary for Diane M. Tinley

May 1, 1957 - January 15, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 60

Loving Wife, Mother, and Sister


Diane "Bubbles" Tinley, age 60, of McHenry, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. She was born May 1, 1957, to the late Emil and Marion (nee Mussar) Geffe. On September 13, 1980, she married the love of her life, Mike Tinley.
Diane enjoyed motorcycles and loved riding her Harley 3-Wheeler. She had a love for all animals, cooking, riding horses, music, and dancing. Most of all though, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
I, Michael "Tin Man" Tinley, have not only lost a loving wife but also my Harley riding partner and medical secretary.
She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Mike; cherished son: Patrick (Kristi); fur grandson: Jack the dog; and dear siblings: Patricia (John) Serra and Bob (Diane) Geffe.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018, from 4pm until 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial in Diane's name may be made to Assisi Animal Foundation, 9221 Lucas Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60012
For more information, visit or call 815-385-0063


Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory
591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0063

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