Diane M. ‘Dee Dee’ Stauffer

Diane M. “Dee Dee” Stauffer, 68, of Palmyra, passed away peacefully at Angels­Grace in Oconomowoc with her family by her side.

Dee Dee was the director and operations manager for Lakeland Coach Lines of Palmyra, where she performed more than 30 years of exceptional service to the Palmyra-Eagle Area School District.

Her passion in life was her horses and her dogs. She enjoyed many years of trail riding and the wonderful people she met along the way. She was the best friend and companion to Blaine Behselich; beloved mother of Amy (Don) Cassel, Jerry (Tammey) Weyer, Blake (Melissa) Behselich, Angie (Kevin) Bilello and Amy (Rob) Domagalski; cherished grandmother of Samantha (Dustin) LeQuire, Courtney Cassel, Austin, Jessica, Alyssa Weyer, Mercedes Marinez, Hayden and Ava Domagalski; daughter of Marilyn Patsch; and sister-in-law of Lynne Heisenfeldt. Dee Dee was loved and will be remembered by nieces, a nephew, other relatives and many dear friends.

Dee Dee was preceded in death by her father, John Heisenfeldt Jr., and her brother, John Heisenfeldt III.

Per Dee Dee’s wishes, no funeral services will be held.

Dee Dee’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at ProHealth Care Oncology and AngelsGrace for all their care and compassion.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Palmyra is assisting the family, 495-2127. For the online guest registry, please go to

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