Milton/Brodhead, WI – Diane Kay Riese, age 80, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2023 at the Milton Senior Living Center.

Diane was born on June 30, 1943 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Fred and Dorothy (Barto) Albert.  She married R. Richard Riese on August 4, 1961.

Diane worked with her husband for many years doing book work for their construction company and later retired from Swiss Colony in their collections/credit department.  Diane enjoyed gardening, doing crafts and kayaking.  Diane and her husband were snowbirds and spent over 20 years down in Gulf Shores Alabama. Diane also contributed in her local community in her retirement years, as she was a board member of the Bayshore Condo Association and grounds committee.

Diane is survived by her two children, Ricky Riese (Pam Raemisch) and Sheri (Dennis) Tippelt-Shaw; 2 grandchildren, Stephanie (Mike) Gritzmaker-Shaw and Tyler Tippelt; 5 great grandchildren, Lily Gritzmaker, Logan Gritzmaker, Kylie Shaw, Gabriel Shaw and Trace Tippelt; one sister, Denise (Steve) Saunders and many other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Dorothy and her husband, R. Richard Riese in 2018.

A memorial visitation will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Cremation rites will be accorded and Diane will be buried next to her husband at a later date at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.