Diane S. Cahall
Wichmann Funeral Home - Laemmrich Chapel
312 Milwaukee Street
Menasha, WI
Diane S. Cahall

Appleton - On Sunday, July 18, 2021, Diane Susan (Dillman) Cahall, loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend entered into eternal life at the age of 56 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family.

Diane was born on September 1, 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Ralph and Marie Dillman.

Diane shared a love of music with her father and began playing the guitar. For over 45 years of her life she used her talents to play guitar with her church choir. Through her music ministry she met her husband Jim. On July 13, 1985 she married James Louis Cahall, they were able to celebrate 36 years of marriage together.. They raised two children, their daughter Erin and son Ben.

Diane had a deep love for her Christian faith in the Catholic Church and had a passion for sharing it, especially by educating children through religious education. Through her deep love of teaching children, she realized her vocation in religious education and went back to school to get commissioned in that field. One of her greatest achievements in her life was becoming a Coordinator of Religious Faith Formation and spent over 20 years in that role.. She was a lover of history and literature and was an avid reader.

Diane's family was her greatest joy. She enjoyed spending time traveling, camping, or just spending quality time with her loved ones, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband Jim, her children Erin Nandory (Jermey) Ben Cahall (Hailey), grandchildren McKenna, Madeline, Evelyn, and Wylie, her parents Ralph and Marie Dillman, her siblings Gail Davidson (Steve), Andy Dillman (Kim), and Ralph Dillman (Sharon) and she will be missed by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Diane will be remembered for her compassionate spirit, her loving nature, and her unconditional friendship.

There will be a visitation at Wichmann - Laemmrich Chapel, located at 312 Milwaukee Street in Menasha on Thursday July 22, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. A second visitation will be held before mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 410 W Lawrence Street in Appleton from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., presided by Fr. Tim Shillcox O. Praem. and concelebrated by Fr. Jim Leary OFM. Cap. and Fr. Jordan Neeck O. Praem. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery.

For more information or to share a memory with the family please visit www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com

Published by Appleton Post-Crescent from Jul. 20 to Jul. 21, 2021.
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You don't actually know me, but I have been a member of the Holy Spirit/Holy Angels parish for over 30 years. Diane and the rest of your family have given me so much joy & peace with your music throughout the years. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Vicki Weinaug Martin
July 27, 2021
So sorry to hear of your loss! I will pray for you and your family.
Bill Tjoflat
July 24, 2021
Jim, So sorry to hear about Diane's passing... Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I'll be assisting at Sunday Mass tomorrow (7/25) and I will remember all of you in special way when I raise the chalice of the precious blood of Christ as I stand next to Fr. Mike Ingold after the consecration. May God hold all of you in the palm of his loving hands as you mourn Diane's passing.
Deacon Mark Mullins
July 24, 2021
Jim and family, I am sad to hear of Diane's death. Her music and voice were a beautiful gift to Holy Spirit Parish in Kimberly for many years. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Kathy Cross
July 22, 2021
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