Diane A. Dorn, age 69, of Menasha, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born on December 27, 1952 to Elton “Clem” and Marjorie (Olig) Kasper in Fond Du Lac. Diane graduated from Chilton High School in 1971. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Dorn on August 23, 1975. In 1973, Diane obtained her nursing license and spent her career working at AMC in the labor and delivery department, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Fox Cities, and finally at the Department of Veteran Affairs until her retirement in December of 2000.
Diane was well known for baking delicious desserts; She was an avid caramel maker, making sure to hand wrap every single one. Diane was a fan of watching the Packer games and getting to know people through conversation. She enjoyed the many annual camping trips with her family and friends. Most of all, Diane loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Diane is survived by her husband of 46 years, Bob; her children: Laura (Brian) McBryde, Eric (Vanessa) Dorn and Ross (Nicole) Dorn; her grandchildren: Jordan, Allison, and Braylee McBryde, Megan and Tyler Dorn, Zachary Risberg, and Mason and Parker Dorn; her mother Marjorie Kasper; siblings: Michael (Rindi) Kasper and Debbie (Mike) Cyras; sisters-in-law Donna Rollmann and Mary (Bill) Kandler; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father Elton “Clem” Kasper and her parents-in-law Richard and Dorinda Dorn.
A funeral service for Diane will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022 at SAINT JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 W Lawrence Street, Appleton. A visitation for Diane will be held the night before on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at BRETTSCHNEIDER TRETTIN NICKEL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 606 N Oneida Street Appleton, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume the following day at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established for the benefit of Muscular Dystrophy.
“She is now resting comfortably with the Lord, relieved of all her limitations. She is now free to run, swim and be without pain. We will Miss you immensely. We Love you”