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Dianne Marie Geurts

12/10/1946 - 03/13/2021
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Dianne Marie Geurts, 74, of Winneconne, WI entered into heaven in the presence of the Holy Spirit surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Dianne was born December 10, 1946, to Arnold and Eileen Gassner in Wausau, WI.  

In 1968 she married Ken Geurts; together they went on to have three children. Dianne was a wonderful and loving mother to her children and their spouses. Her strength, kindness, and generosity were an inspiration to all. She will be forever in our hearts.

In addition to being a loving mother, Dianne was devoted to her five grandchildren. She loved to play cards and games. Special memories with the kids include boating and yard games with Ashley, Sarah, and Ray, shuffleboard with Olivia, and playing cars and reading books with young Matthew. She lived for the days with family at the lake, sharing her love of cooking. She enjoyed camping, winters in the south, and summer rides in her convertible. 

Dianne was preceded by her parents, Arnold and Eileen Gassner; mother-in-law, Mary Geurts; sister, Joan Igl; and sister-in-law, Chris Gassner.  

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 53 years, Ken Geurts; her children, Greg (Kay) Geurts, Carrie (Mark) Gerke, and Kathy (Dave) Weller; her grandchildren, Ashley, Sarah, Ray, Olivia, and Matthew; siblings, Sue (Al) Ansorge, Kenny (Charlotte) Gassner, Mike Gassner, Jo (Randy) Bockin, Tim (Joanne) Gassner, and Kay Guyant; her father-in-law, Ivo Geurts; Ken’s siblings, Gary (Joanie) Geurts, Denise (Dale) Skuldt, Mike (Ann) Geurts, Nanette Geurts, and John Paul Geurts (Robert Stolt); and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. 

A visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne, where a prayer service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday, March 18 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church 210 Pleasant Dr. Winneconne. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Fr. Tom Long and Sr. Pam Biehl officiating. The Mass will be live streamed; this can be found online at: stmarychurches.org, click on the St. Mary’s Winneconne Live Stream icon.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Mary’s Church in Winneconne to support families in need.  

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Karen Pontow wrote on March 22, 2021
Ken and family. I was so sorry to learn of Dianne's passing. Dianne and I became friends the first time we met, working side by side at Associated Bank in the 80's. Every day we'd share stories about our families, our children, their school activities and anything else that popped into our heads. It was fun as our children were growing up. No topic was ever off limits. It was always nice to be able to talk to her every day. If Dianne ever met challenges, she met them fiercely, yet calmly and quiet to her family and friends. Although we did not often see each other in these later years, anytime we did meet included a huge, long hug. And then we'd try to catch up on everything. Dianne, you will be sadly missed by everyone who had the pleasure to have known you. Rest in peace, my friend.

Stacey Schommer wrote on March 18, 2021
Dianne was always so full of life and smiles. She brought so much brightness and love into a room. Now that she is in the loving arms of our Lord my she rest in peace. My deepest sympathy and love is with each and every one of you. All my love, Stacey

Sue & Gary Simonsen wrote on March 18, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers for you, Ken, Greg, Carrie and Kathy. Diane and I had such laughs at Xavier and enjoyed the re-connect at SMC. She is is the newest angel and will watch over you and the grandkids! May she enjoy the best of eternal peace!

Carl & Karen Treml wrote on March 17, 2021
Dear Ken and family and Gassner family. We are so sorry to hear about Dianne’s passing. She truly was a genuinely sweet lady. Sending hugs and prayers for all.

Joan Malliet wrote on March 16, 2021
I remember working with Dianne at Associated Bank in Neenah many years ago. She was really a very nice woman who made all of my days working there fun. She always had a smile on her face and was loved by her customers and fellow workers. Rest In Peace Dianne. You were a great friend and co-worker. Thank you for teaching me how to be a great teller.

Jim Sensenbrenner wrote on March 16, 2021
Ken: I'm so sorry for your loss. Diane will be greatly missed. I will always remember her and the fun times we had in high school. It seems like only yesterday. Jim

Lori and Len Hella wrote on March 16, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers to Kathy and your family. Our hearts go out to all of you.

Reg & Kay Freeman wrote on March 16, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of Dianne's passing. We were long ago neighbors in the Town of Neenah where we were raising our families, Dianne and Ken on Fury Ln and Reg and I on Klompen Ct. We both moved to Winneconne in the late 80's and time and circumstances caused us to drift apart. Our love, prayers and thoughts are with Ken and their family

SANDEE BLODGETT wrote on March 15, 2021
Greg and Kay, So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Michelle & Dan Scott wrote on March 15, 2021
It was a sincere pleasure to meet and get to know Dianne. Even though we only knew her for a brief time, she made us smile and touched our hearts with her warm personality. Our deepest and most sincere condolences to the Geurts family during this difficult time. Prayers to all!

Mary. Tim wrote on March 15, 2021
Memories will always be cherished by all who knew you

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