Diane L. Miller

April 14, 1963 – Aug. 29, 2013

Diane Miller, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, after a short illness surrounded by her loving family at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 50.

She was born April 14, 1963, the daughter of Melvin and Dawn (Olson) Banach. Diane married Dan Miller on Sept. 1, 1984, in Waukesha. Diane graduated from Waukesha North High School in 1981 and graduated from Waukesha County Technical College in food service. She worked as a kitchen supervisor at Godfrey Fleming Co. for the first 15 years of her career. She continued in food service in 2000 when she worked for the Kettle Moraine School District as the supervisor for child nutrition. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and a member of the Waukesha Aerie 453 FOE in Waukesha. She enjoyed cooking, baking and fishing, but was most passionate about her family and taking care of others.

Diane will be deeply missed by her loving husband, Dan; her daughters, Nikki (Nathan) Christensen of Waukesha and Lauren of Waukesha; her granddaughter, Adalyn; her mother, Dawn (Bud) Pease of Dousman; her siblings, Steve Banach, Jackie Kuss and Jeffrey (Rea) Flannigan; mother-in-law, Shelby Hemauer; and father-in-law, John (Elaine) Miller. She is further survived by aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

The visitation for Diane will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Karen Pahl will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.

The family of Diane would like to extend their appreciation for the care and ongoing support during this difficult time to the Rev. Karen Pahl and the Rev. Gary Liedtke and the doctors and ICU staff of Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

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 www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.