Funeral service for Diane T. Salas of Curlew was held Friday, Jan. 24, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Clem Currans officiated.
Diane Theresa Salas, daughter of William and Lorraine Mary (Jandrian) Kinnard, was born June 5, 1951 in Wisconsin. She received her education in Wisconsin.
Diane was employed at Dean Foods in Green Bay, WI. While working there she met her future husband, Abelardo Salas. They moved to Emmetsburg to be closer for family. Diane and Abel were married on Feb. 14, 2008 in Emmetsburg.
Diane loved to go fishing and enjoyed camping. She was an avid gardener. She liked "knick knacks" and was especially fond of her little houses she had.
Diane passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at her home in Curlew, at the age of 62. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Abelardo Salas, Sr.; sons, Wayne Ploor of Algoma, WI, David Ploor, and Verl Ploor, Jr.; a daughter, Mary Ann; stepsons, A.J. Salas (Amy) of Emmetsburg, Ray Salas (Ashley) of Emmetsburg, and Tony Salas (Bev) of Emmetsburg; step daughter, Sonia Origer (Kennedy) of Mallard; 15 grandchildren; her brothers and sisters; as well as many other relatives and friends.
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