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Diane Louise Kane

March 20, 1957 August 22, 2022
Diane Louise Kane
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Obituary for Diane Louise Kane

Diane Louise Kane

Diane (Di) Louise Kane, age 65, passed away surrounded by her loved ones Monday, August
22, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center in Weston, WI.

Diane was born March 20, 1957 in Evanston, IL. She moved to Hazelhurst, WI in 1973 and
instantly became the heart and soul of Minocqua. She graduated from the State College of
Beauty in 1977 and served as a cosmetologist for 41 years. Diane was a woman of deep faith,
with the biggest heart, an abundance of Irish blessings, and contagious laugh. She lovingly
married her husband, Thomas Smigiel June 12th, 2004 where they served as active members
of the Holy Family Catholic Church community. She was loved by many (including her pets) and
will be remembered by all who were lucky enough to experience her vibrant soul.

Preceded in death by her parents Eleanor and George Kane and brother Roger Kane. Diane is
survived by her husband Thomas Smigiel, and children Jennifer Kelter, Joseph Kelter and wife
Charlene Kelter; her siblings, Janet (Kane) Beck and husband Warren Beck, Nancy (Kane)
Stewart, Marian Kane-Grade, Kevin Kane, David Kane; nieces and nephews Todd Mark, Kelly
(Kane) Altschwager and husband Andrew Altschwager, Hattie Kane, Liam Kane-Grade, Finola
Kane-Grade, Brighin Kane-Grade, Taylor Kane and wife Shelby Kane, Evan Kane;
grandchildren Cash Altschwager, Cole Altschager, Madeline Kelter, Matthias Kelter, Miles Kelter,
Abigail Newcomb, and E.J. Newcomb, Katie Mark, Josh Mark; extended family and loved ones
in Chicago, IL.

To honor Diane, we are holding a Celebration of Life Saturday, August 27th, 2022 from 3:00 PM
CST - sunset at the Arbor Vitae Fireman’s Park 10672 Big Arbor Vitae Drive, Arbor Vitae, WI

There will be a Requiem Service held at Holy Family Catholic Church at a later date. Details to
come. A mass in Diane’s name will be November 29th at Holy Family Catholic Church.

Di gave her whole life to so many causes throughout her entire life. Her heart was so big. Some
of you have reached out and asked how you may help. If you would like to send donations;
please send it to her nephew: Joe Kelter - 5514 Rose St. Weston, WI 54476
Venmo - @Joseph-Kelter

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Celebration of Life




3:00 PM 8/27/2022 3:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 8/27/2022 7:30:00 PM
Arbor Vitae Fireman's Park

10672 Big Arbor Vitae Drive
Arbor Vitae, WI 54568

Arbor Vitae Fireman's Park
10672 Big Arbor Vitae Drive Arbor Vitae 54568 WI
United States

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