Kristine K. Diener

Kristine K. DienerKristine K. Diener, age 63, passed away on November 6, 2014, surrounded by loving family members after a brief illness. Kris graduated from LP Goodrich in 1969. She went on to get her bachelorís degree at UW-LaCrosse and her masterís degree at UW-Whitewater. Kris was a devoted teacher and administrator in the Waukesha School District for 35 years, retiring in 2008. She was a math and computer teacher, a computer support teacher, and was the first principal of iQ Academies of Wisconsin as virtual learning options began in the state. Ms. Diener was also an active board member of Educators Credit Union in Racine, serving as board president for several terms during her 24 years of service. Kristine was also an avid adult educator teaching for WITC for many years and then for Cardinal Stritch University until her retirement in 2013. In addition, Kris was active in Gamma Sigma Sigma, a national service sorority, joining Beta Delta Chapter at UW-LaCrosse in 1971. She went on to serve as a regional director, national service director, and Perspectives editor, traveling to chapters throughout the United States. She was also a WASCD board member and a frequent presenter at conferences.

Traveling was Krisí passion and she was frequently found on cruises in different parts of the world. She especially enjoyed her many trips to Las Vegas.

Kristine is survived by siblings: Alan (Sandy) of Fond du Lac, Beth of Mount Carroll, Ill., and Julie (Robert) Niederehe of Fond du Lac; nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; as well as friends and co-workers.

The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 E. Division St., Fond du Lac. The visitation will be on Sunday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at Ledgeview Memorial Park.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 920-921-4420, is serving the family. Visit online at