Diana L. Laskowski

Aug. 24, 1939 – Sept. 30, 2013

Diana L. Laskowski of Pewaukee passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at her residence at the age of 74. She was born in Milwaukee on Aug. 24, 1939, the daughter of Harold C. and Llewellyn R. (Van Hulla) Frye.

In 1977, Diana graduated from MATC, where she earned her degree as a registered nurse. She had been employed as a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Diana was a member of Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, where she belonged to the Christian Women, as well as taking communion to the Catholic residents at Manor Care Nursing Home. Diana also participated in the St. Vincent DePaul Food Program. Diana enjoyed bowling, playing cards and Scrabble. She loved to travel, golf in the summer and was an avid reader.

She will be remembered for her cooking, caring of others and her volunteerism.

Diana is survived by her loving children, Laura (Russell) Szpot of Willmington, Ohio; Beth Ann (George) Connelly of Savage, Minn.; Ben Laskowski of Pewaukee; and Gerald Laskowski Jr. of Albany, Wis. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Amanda Laskowski, Joseph Connelly, Abigail Laskowski and Lily Laskowski; brother, Lewis Frye of Milwaukee, and a sister, Cheryl Marquardt-Ritger of Hartford. Diana is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Llewellyn Frye, and by one brother, Donald Frye.

The visitation for Diana will be held from 8:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. memorial Mass Saturday, Oct. 5, at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, N35W23360 Capitol Drive, City of Pewaukee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Diana may be given to Sojourner Family Peace Center, P.O. Box 080319, Milwaukee, WI 53208, or to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit, or call 542-6609.