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December 23, 1943 - March 9, 2014

Diane Mary (Schieber) Yehle, 70, of Brownsville, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 9, 2014, surrounded by her family at Gundersen Medical Center, LaCrosse, WI. She was born December 23, 1943, in La Crosse, to Joseph and Ruth (O'Neil) Schieber. She attended the Hendel Country School outside Caledonia and graduated from Loretto High School, Caledonia. Diane attended Mankato College and then worked at Gateway in La Crosse. She married John C. Yehle. Together they had 4 children and later divorced. While raising her children, Diane ran her own upholstry business out of her home in Brownsville. After her divorce, she returned to school at Western Technical College in LaCrosse and earned a degree in Electronic Servicing. She was very proud of her accomplishment of getting straight A's at school while raising her family. She was employed at Western Technical for 20 years until her retirement. Diane loved "everything" to do with horses; bowling, gardening, playing cards, boating and fishing. She was passionate about politics and was a volunteer for the Brownsville Fire Department. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren and her house on the river.

She is survived by her 4 children, Melinda "Mel" (Jon) Laschenski of Houston, John "Jay" (Laura) Yehle of Onalaska, WI,, Susan "Sue" (Jason) Crouch of Mabel, MN, Charles (Jennifer) Yehle of LaCrescent, MN; 11 grandchildren, Taylor, Hunter, Ashley, Justin, Jayden, Reese, Ethan, Shawn, Nathan, Mason, and Logan; 6 brothers, Joe (Lorrie) Schieber of Caledonia, Tom Schieber of St. Louis Park, MN, Mike (Sue) Schieber of Spring Grove, MN, Steve (Audry) Schieber of LaCrescent, Tim (Pam) Schieber and Mark (Tina) Schieber, both of Caledonia; honorary children, Mary and Dan Sheehan, and Mark and Michelle Schnick; and longtime friend, Connie Miller of La Crosse. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters in law, Carol Schieber and Penny Schieber; and cousin, Patty O'Neil.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am, Thursday, March 13, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 453 S. Pine St., Caledonia, MN. Father Matt Fasnacht and Fr. Pratap Reddy Salibindla will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday at Holy Family Hall, next to St. Mary's Church, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 pm. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thurs. Memorials may be given to the Parkinson Research Foundation. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family.

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