Diane Lynn Chroge, 54
Diane L. Chroge, 54, Leopolis, died on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Shawano Health Services under the care of Heartland Hospice. She was born on November 2, 1962 in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late August and Joan (Pedretti) Tautges.
On February 15, 1992, Diane was united in marriage to Kevin Chroge at Zion Lutheran Church, Eland. He preceded her in death on May 26, 2016.
Diane worked for Clabough & Associates, Wittenberg and most recently worked for Wisconsin Veneer and Plywood, where she was treasurer of the Union. Diane was an avid collector and collected many coins, stamps, and Disney memorabilia. She enjoyed camping, feeding birds and taking care of her cats.
Survivors include her two children, Pamela Chroge, Ripon and Craig Chroge, Gresham; one sister, Sharon Tautges; Father-in-law, Leon Chroge, Shawano; brother-in-law, Ken (Carla) Chroge, Eland; sisters-in-law, Sue (Noel Ludwig) Milanowski, Mattoon and Bonnie (Rob) Magee, Clintonville and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 11AM on Friday, February 17, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bowler. Rev. Michael Schram will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, town of Hutchins, Shawano County. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4PM to 7PM at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood and again on Friday from 10AM until the time of service at the church.