Nancy J. Diaz, 82, of Irma, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at Aspirus Tomahawk Hospital.
Nancy was born September 4, 1939 in Joliet, Illinois to Arthur and Agnes (Berglund) Ahrens. She married Daniel R. Diaz, Sr. on May 5, 1962 in Lemont, Illinois. He passed away in 1999. Nancy had worked for several school districts in Illinois and Wisconsin including CESA 9 in Tomahawk for 12 years. She and her husband had been summer residents of the Silver Lake area since 1972 and moved here permanently in 1986. Nancy enjoyed living at her home on Silver Lake, quilting, paddle boat rides, and spending time with her grandchildren. She and her husband Daniel enjoyed sharing their lake home with neighbors, friends and family, whom they always made welcome. She had also been a member of the Tomahawk Stitchers, where she enjoyed hosting retreats in her home.
Surviving Nancy Diaz are her 3 sons - Daniel (Kathleen) Diaz, Jr. of Lena, Illinois, Brian (Doris) Diaz and Richard (Josephine) Diaz all of Belleville, Wisconsin. She is also survived by a sister - Carole Sekera, Wheaton, IL; a brother - Bill Ahrens, Pearson, WI; nine grandchildren Rachel (Chad) Hornung, Nicholas Wienand, Alyssa (Mark) Krizic, Zachary (Tracy Van) Diaz, Emily Diaz, Lukas Diaz, Krista Diaz, Gianna Diaz and Tony Diaz and eight great grandchildren Madelyn Collier, Jacob Collier, Sydney Krizic, Cecilia Krizic, Nicholas Krizic, Mark Anthony Krizic, Drew Hornung, Gabby Hornung. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband - Dan, and an infant son - Michael.
Funeral Services for Nancy Diaz will take place at 11:00AM on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Grace Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00AM until the time of services at 11:00AM. Pastor Susan Christian will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in the town of Skanawan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Tomahawk Aspirus Hospital Foundation, Grace Lutheran Church, or Tomahawk EMS would be appreciated.
Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com