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Diane M. Kluge

May 4, 2018

Kluge, Diane M.
(nee Larsen)


Passed away Fri., May 4, 2018, at the age of 85. She was born in Milw., the daughter of Harry and Clara Larsen. Loving mother of Debra (Edward) Trochlell of Colgate, Mark (Kathy) Kluge of Hartford, Daniel Kluge of Brookfield, Dawn (Robert) Baumann of Brookfield, and Matthew (Annette) Kluge of Waukesha. Cherished grandma of Andrew Trochlell, Angela (Kurt) Feiten, Aaron (Emily) Trochlell, John (Christina), Joseph, Clare and Amanda Baumann, Kimberly and Cody Kluge, Ben and Holly Kluge, Zachary and Morgan Kluge. Proud great-grandma of Adalyn Trochlell. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, David, grand-daughter-in-law Julie Trochlell and sister, Lorraine Otto.


Diane was a devoted member of her community and Christ the King Lutheran Church. She worked at Wauwatosa State Bank, Elmbrook Schools and Kohl’s Corp. Office after her family was grown. Most of all she loved being a mother, a den mother for Boy Scouts and Brownies and spending time with her family was important. She went to Waukesha County Technical College in 1990 and received her Associates Degree as an Instruction Assistant. David and Diane had a side business called Krafty Kritters; they would make wood crafts and travel to craft shows and flea markets.


Visitation at the funeral home Tues. May 8th from 5:00PM until 7:00PM. A second visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wed. May 9th from 9:30AM until the time of the 10:00AM Funeral Service, followed by graveside services at Wisconsin Memorial Park.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to Unity Lutheran Church (Christ the King Lutheran), The Wisconsin Humane Society or the Alzheimer’s Association in your area would be appreciated.


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