Diane E. Kienast of Waukesha died, May 6, 2022 at age 68. She was born in Waukesha on January 13, 1954 the daughter of Arnold and Martha (nee: Strong) Sonnenburg. Diane was a former member at Trinity Lutheran Church and was a current member at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. She was a 1972 graduate of Waukesha South High School. After high school she worked at GE Medical Systems in Pewaukee, retiring after 30+ years of service.
She is survived by her sons Kyle (Ashley) Kienast of Bonduel, WI and Steve (Navid) Kienast of Shiocton, WI, grandchildren Calvin, Finn, Nataly, Alison, Sofia, Rosemary, and Helen. She is further survived by her sister Sue (the late Gary) Wehner of Pewaukee, WI, brothers Gary (the late Jan) (Barb) Sonnenburg of Blue River, WI, Scott (Linda) Sonnenburg of Ferryville, WI, Greg (Jennifer) Sonnenburg of Mukwonago, WI, and Jeff (Bill) Sonnenburg of Milwaukee, WI, along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Private funeral services will be held at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to:Mount Calvary Lutheran Church 1941 Madison St. Waukesha, WI 53188
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