Nicholas W. Diel

Feb. 25, 1950 - March 22, 2008

Nicholas W. Diel, 58, of Hartland, died Saturday March 22, 2008, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. He was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 25, 1950, to Marvin and Edna (nee Craven) Diel.

He was a graduate of Whitnall High School and then received a bachelorís degree in business from Carroll College in 1985. On July 8, 1996, he married Nancy (nee Hubacher) Diel. He retired in 1998 from Frantz Machine Products in New Berlin, where he worked as a machinist. After his retirement, they moved to Shawano. Then realizing the importance of family, they returned to the area to spend more time with their grandchildren. He and his wife were resident managers at Sunnyslope Estates in Hartland.

He will be missed by his wife, Nancy, of Hartland; his sons, Bryan (Cathryn) Diel of Hartland, Eric Diel of Waukesha and stepson Brad (Stacy) Schroeder of Waukesha; three grandsons, Benjamin, Mason and Myles; and his brother, Jeff Diel, of Shawano.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday March 26, 2008, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

Memorials to American Heart Association, 660 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202; or The American Diabetes Association, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 502, Wauwatosa, WI 53226-1507, would be appreciated.

For directions or further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation, & Preplanning Services at 547-4035. To leave the family an online tribute message, please visit www.waukeshafunerals.com.