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Diane Schiereck, 74, of Waupun died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Harbor Haven Health and Rehabilitation in Fond du Lac.

Diane Schiereck was born November 17, 1942 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy Smith Kollath. Diane attended and graduated from Washington High School in Milwaukee in 1960. On November 26, 1960 she married Renford “Renny” Schiereck in Milwaukee. Following their marriage the couple moved to Waupun. Diane tended bar at the 151 Club, Tulip Lanes Bowling Alley, Rock River Country Club, and worked at Ben Franklin Pharmacy in Waupun. Upon retirement the couple resided in Fort Meyers, FL. In 2013 Renny passed away and Diane moved back to Waupun. Diane was a member of Pella Lutheran Church in Waupun, American Legion Post 210 Auxiliary, and The Bowling Association.

Diane is survived by two daughters: Dawn (Jerry) Vande Zande of Waupun and Wendy Sue (Ron) Livingston of Mayville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Deborah (Tom) Teachout of Waupun

Diane was preceded in death by her husband, Renny Schiereck in 2013; and a brother, Ronald Kollath.

Memorial services for Diane Schiereck will be held Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Chaplain Peter Capoyianes officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Friday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.


Debbie Wendorf, 68, Middleton, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at her home.

Debbie was born on November 28, 1948 in Madison, the daughter of Frederick and Maxine (Hall) Brye. She was married to James E. Wendorf on March 25, 1974.

Debbie was a 1967 graduate of Middleton High School. She graduated from Methodist School of Nursing in 1970. Following graduation, she worked at Methodist Hospital before moving on to become a transplant nurse at University Hospital and Clinics for 28 years prior to retirement.

She was a member of St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church, Middleton, where she volunteered in a number of ways, including Vacation Bible School, choosing children’s books for the church library and working with the outdoor flowers. She had a very caring heart, and enjoyed finding ways to encourage others. 

Survivors include her husband Jim, one daughter, Sarah Wendorf, Middleton; two brothers, Steve Brye (Marcia Tank) of Mosinee; Kent Brye (Sandy) of Verona; two sisters, Susan Brye of Middleton, Shelly Brye of Las Vegas; one nephew, Craig Brye of Rice Lake; and two nieces, Jade Krol of Marshall and Katrina Brye of Verona; cousins; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Middleton from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:30 p.m.  Rev. Randy Hunter will officiate.  A meal will follow the funeral at the church.  Interment will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Juneau, WI.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family.