Diane Grace Myers died peacefully under hospice care at her home in Gilbert, AZ on Christmas Eve 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Diane was born on June 22, 1952 in Wausau, WI. She was the daughter of Lester and Arlyle Frickenstein of Rib Mountain, WI.
Diane graduated from Wausau East High School in 1970. She married Michael Myers on July 8, 1978 in Wausau where they lived until 2005. She worked in medical records both in Wausau area and Osborn Medical Center in Scottsdale, AZ until 2017 upon retiring. Diane also worked in the restaurant business prior and helped her husband start Michael's Supper Club in Rib Mtn in 1978. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed golf, gardening, skiing, and fishing. For over 20 years Mike and Diane attended Green Bay Packer games together. After moving to Arizona in 2005 they would return often for fishing and vacationing in the Northwoods and Door County.
Survivors include her husband Michael, son David, sisters Audrey (Dale) Pruss, Shirley Kirstein, Cheryl MacLeod (Gary), Mary Frickenstein, and brother Gerald Frickenstein (Mary). Further survived by brother-in-law James Myers (Ann), and nieces and nephews John, Mike and Kristi Myers, Laura and Kelly Pruss, Christian MacLeod, Scott and Jesse Frickenstein, and dear Aunt Harriet (Bunny) Bossom.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents Lester and Arlyle & her inlaws Geraldine and Wayne Myers.
A service and celebration of life will be held this summer in Wausau at Brainard Funeral Home. An announcement will precede the service. Condolences may be directed to Brainard Funeral Home's website www.brainardfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Diane’s name can be made to Friends of Rib Mountain at https://www.ribmountain.org/donate or The Friends of Rib Mountain endowment fund, 149801 State Park Rd, Wausau, WI.
The family would like to thank Arizona Oncology and Hospice of The Valley for the best care, comfort and support during her illness.
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Friends of Rib Mountain
149801 State Park Road, Wausau WI 54401