Diane Welnetz

The funeral Mass for Diane Welnetz, age 84 will be celebrated on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11 a.m. at SS. Mary and Hyacinth Catholic Church with Rev. Mathew Simonar officiating.

Diane died peacefully Sunday, April 12, 2020, at home under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice. She was 84 years old. 

She was born on Oct. 9, 1935, in Antigo, a daughter of Nickolas and Elizabeth "Bessie" (Aulik) Lauby. She married Ernest Welnetz on Aug. 20, 1955, at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Antigo. He preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 2005.

She was a graduate of Antigo High School in 1953.

Her husbands career in the United States Air Force moved the family throughout the United States returning to Antigo in 1970. 

She was a member of SS. Mary and Hyacinth Catholic Church and its Rosary Society and the prayer chain.

Years ago she was an organist at St. Mary Catholic Church, and gave many hours of volunteer work with the church and Aspirus Langlade Hospital. 

Survivors include four daughters, Lisa Welnetz and John Walker of Antigo, Lynn (Cathy Sperry) Welnetz of Antigo, Lora Grams and Tim Harm of Rhinelander, Mary (Tom) Kubeny of Antigo; two sons, Mark (Kim) Welnetz of Ponte Vedra, Florida, Stephen (Shari) Welnetz of Jacksonville, Florida; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; two sons-in-law, Dale Quirk, Greg Zabrowski.

The family found comfort and peace that Diane went home to be with our Lord on the day we celebrate His resurrection. 

Her burial took place at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Antigo.

Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com. 

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