Diana M. Gorzalski (nee Stelzner)
Sept. 21, 1940 – April 24, 2014
Diana M. Gorzalski (nee Stelzner) of Elkhorn was born to eternal life on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital the age of 73 years. She was born in Milwaukee on September 21, 1940, the daughter of Anthony and Rose (nee Kovach) Stelzner.
Diana grew up in Milwaukee and East Troy and was a longtime member parishioner of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in East Troy and was currently a member of St. Patrick’s Parish in Elkhorn. Diana and her husband were beekeepers and owned Touch of Gold Honey in East Troy. She also worked as an administrative assistant for the 440th Airlift Wing in Milwaukee until her retirement. Diana knew the power of laughter, she was a healer and self-sustainer, and enjoyed being in the woods and finding herbs. Diana will always be remembered a kind, loving and caring, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
She will be sadly missed by her son, Anthony “Tony” (Meghan Dryw) Gorzalski of Waukesha, and her precious granddaughter, Maddie Grace Gorzalski. She is further survived by her brothers, Charles (Kathie) Stelzner of Viola, Stephen (Theresa) Stelzner of Maryland and Mark (Cindy) Stelzner of Virginia, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie J. Gorzalski, on February 18, 2006, and her parents.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff and nurses of the second floor and the ICU at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for their kindness and compassion Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 30, from 9:00AM until the time of the 11:00AM funeral Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Avenue (corner of Hartwell and Newhall avenues), Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Howard Haase will preside. Interment will take place on Thursday, May 1, at 12 noon at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove. Please meet at the cemetery chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to charity of the donor’s choice.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035, or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.