- March 7, 2017
- Hales Corners, Wisconsin
of DiAnn's Passing
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“I met DiAnn through several National Women's Martial Arts Federation training camps, and was struck by her kindness, commitment, and sense of humor. ...Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: Anne Kuzminsky - West Kingston, RI
“May God put her in a special place where she will be watching us, the people who loved and cherished DiAnn . DiAnn , my cousin , and I always had...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: Bobby Lanke - Jackson, MS
“I am so sorry for your loss. I went to school with DiAnn. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.Pam (Riese) Brees
3 of 52 | Posted by: A friend
“My heart goes out to DiAnn and her beloved husband, son and family. I am deeply saddened to hear that she is no longer with us. DiAnn's exceptional...Read More »
5 of 52 | Posted by: Jamie Leno Zimron - Truckee, CA
“In loving memory of a wonderful person. I love you and will miss you .Your Godmother, Auntie Marion
6 of 52 | Posted by: Marion Koller - Wisconsin Rapids, WI
“A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul ascended to heaven. DiAnn will be missed. love uncle Dick , your godfather and Aunt Bev .
7 of 52 | Posted by: Richard & Beverly Lanke - MS
“I met DiAnn through my employment at Wehr Nature Center. Her smile and enthusiasm were contagious! We worked together on her Letterboxing story of...Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Holly Walz - Franklin, WI
“I am deeply saddened to hear of DiAnn leaving us here on earth. I will miss her and all the good times we had exercising and having "girls night out...Read More »
10 of 52 | Posted by: Heidi R - Greendale, WI - friend
“Thinking of you all and saying prayers, I'm sorry I was unable to attend service.
11 of 52 | Posted by: marie koepsel - Greendale, WI
“DiAnn was an incredible personal trainer for my elderly mom... she continued caring for my mom until just recently. I know my mom enjoyed her time...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: A friend
“My heart goes out to her family, my sincere condolences. I have known DiAnn for years and have much to be thankful for in knowing her. She was such...Read More »
13 of 52 | Posted by: Lenore Lenten
“Dear Harry & Harrison, It is so hard to say good-bye to DiAnn..I have known all of you since I moved to Greendale/ became your neighbor in 2003.......Read More »
14 of 52 | Posted by: Joanne Roberts - Greendale, WI
“I have great memories of my cousin DiAnn while growing up including living with her family for a number of months, swimming at Tuckaway Country Club...Read More »
16 of 52 | Posted by: Don Lanke
“So sorry to hear of Diann's passing. I haven't seen her in years, but as a little girl, I would play with Diann and her sister LuAnn. We would play...Read More »
17 of 52 | Posted by: Julie Meissler-Hopp - Round Rock, TX
“In my heart, DiAnn will always be my little sister, the pint-sized peanut who walked around the pool on tip toe by day and who created a Barbie...Read More »
18 of 52 | Posted by: LuAnn Lanke Fauber - Sister
“With deepest sympathy to you and your family, our greatest memories of DiAnn are now our greatest treasures. Keeping you in my thought s and prayers....Read More »
19 of 52 | Posted by: Phyllis Olson - Greenfield, WI
“My memories of DiAnn go back to when I was a child and all I can do is smile when I think of her, my cousin DiAnn aka Peanut. Remembering her soul...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Patty Lanke - Columbus, MS
“Friends, Romans, Countryman, Lend me your ears, only a special person & personality like DiAnn could make studying Julius Ceasar so fun and so...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Diane Holzmann
“Hi this. Is kathi pace:) i ve. Known diane. A few years now :) she was. A great person to talk to. About. Self. Defense. She!was. Very. Good at. ...Read More »
24 of 52 | Posted by: Kathi Pace - Milwaukee, WI
“The handful of times I have been able to spend time with my cousin, DiAnn, I have always been struck by a sense of deep kindness that she emanated. ...Read More »
25 of 52 | Posted by: Kim Arakawa - Alexandria, VA
“I grew up in Milwaukee and went to high school with DiAnn's sister LuAnn. I will always remember DiAnn's spunky spirit when I came over to their...Read More »
26 of 52 | Posted by: Laura Metzger - Ames/ Geneva, IA
“I have been in prayer for you, Harry & Harrison. Praying you are surrounded by God's love especially in this time. Your family has always been very...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Jen & Matt Butters - Milwaukee, WI
“Harry and Harrison, we are so sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time
28 of 52 | Posted by: Jerry and Peggy David
“I will see you someday again, my friend ... thank you for all of the memories ...
29 of 52 | Posted by: Sue Bunker - Greendale, WI
“So sorry for your loss Harry and Harrison. DiAnn loved her family so much and shared many stories with those of us in her Pilates classes over the...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Yvonne Wiorek
“She was a colleague, she was a friend. She was a fierce Women's Self Defense Instructor. She was always thinking about how to make things better. You...Read More »
35 of 52 | Posted by: A friend
“You will be missed my cousin. Be at peace. You will live forever in our hearts and memories
41 of 52 | Posted by: Monica Szczepankiewicz - WI
“To the family of DiAnn, I met DiAnn a few years ago at the national women's martial arts special training camp and have seen her posts on the...Read More »
42 of 52 | Posted by: Martha Thompson - Chicago, IL
“May God be with my Nephew and my Brother in their time of need. May God be with DiAnn's Mother and Sister and the rest of her family.DiAnn, May you...Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: A friend
“Harry and Harrison my thoughts and prayers are with you. May DIANN rest in peace.
45 of 52 | Posted by: Joe Stasik - Mukwonago, WI
“I knew Diann in high school. So sorry to see this. May she rest in peace.
46 of 52 | Posted by: Cheri Hehn Snow
“May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding be with us all during this time , and always. My condolences LuAnn, aunt erla , Harry and...Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: Patty Lanke collins
“Harry, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this tragic time. Most sincere wishes for peace for you and your family.
48 of 52 | Posted by: Peter Zurn - Akron, OH
“DiAnn was intelligent with a witty sense of humor that just made me laugh. She loved her family very much and now she can guide them in ways she...Read More »
49 of 52 | Posted by: Missy G
“DiAnn was super intelligent with a great sense of humor that just made me laugh. She loved her family very much and now she can be there for them in...Read More »
50 of 52 | Posted by: Missy G
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
51 of 52 | Posted by: John Szweda - Sun City, AZ
“To my loving wife, I hope you are at peace.
52 of 52 | Posted by: Harry
DiAnn passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
DiAnn was a resident of Hales Corners, Wisconsin at the time of her passing.
Visitation Thursday March 16 10AM-12PM at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Parish 6000 W. Loomis Rd Greendale. Mass to immediately follow. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Celebration of DiAnn's life will take place with a luncheon at 2PM at Carl's Catering 5110 W. Loomis Rd. Greendale. All friends and family welcome.