Diane M. Yakaites

Diane M. Yakaites, 54, of Fond du Lac died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006 at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac.

She was born Aug. 15, 1951 in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Anthony and Elaine (Miller) Yakaites.

Diane worked for Serigraph Inc. in West Bend for the last 10 years and previously worked at various administrative assistant jobs.

Diane had a great love for Scotland, and she also loved learning about other cultures.

She was fluent in Spanish, enjoyed music, especially gospel music and blues, and she enjoyed taking walks and animals.

She was involved in Big Sisters. Diane was a very caring person and loved helping others.

Survivors include her brother Dale (Gail Serres) Yakaites of Marshfield; nephew Michael Yakaites of Atlanta, Ga.; nieces Leigh Anne Yakaites of Marsh-field; good friends Jan Logan of West Bend and Marliss Sobczak of Fond du Lac; other aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Bernice (Rechner) Yakaites; her stepbrother, Robert Reckner; her aunt, Helen Miller; and several other aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave., Fond du Lac.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at the Church of the Presentation B.V.M., 705 Michigan Ave., North Fond du Lac, with the Rev. John Simon officiating. Cremation has taken place with inurnment to follow the service at Calvary Cemetery.

Friends may call on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, Fond du Lac is in charge of arrangements, 920-922-5110.