Diane H. Holley

Diane H. Holley, 31, of Ripon, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Diane was born on June 25, 1976, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Douglas and Diane (Onstine) Lau.

She graduated from Milwaukee Lutheran High School, then graduated from cosmetology college.

She served our country in the U.S. Army from 1995-1998.

Diane married Matthew Holley on July 6, 1996 in Lexington, S.C.

She was a member of Ripon Community Church.

Throughout her battle, Diane was an example of true faith and an inspiration to many. She was a devoted Christian, and a beloved mother and wife.

Diane is survived by her husband, Matthew and children, Caleb and Gwyneth, all of Ripon; her parents, Douglas and Diane Lau of West Bend; a brother, Walter (Trisha) Lau of West Bend; a sister, Desiree (Jacob) Sproehlich of Adell; her in-laws, Betty Holley and Ronnie (Gail) Holley; and four nieces and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Visitation for Diane Holley was held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ripon Community Church, Ripon, with funeral services at 1 p.m.

Pastor Mike Holba and Pastor Jack Igel officiated.

Interment was held in Garden of the Cross Cemetery, Ripon.

A memorial has been established.

Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, Ripon, is assisting the family.

www.butzinmarchant.com.