Dianne Kay Cook

Dianne Kay Conner Cook, 68, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., Dianne was the daughter of Clyde and Geraldine “Jerry” Nusbaum. Her parents preceded her in death.

Dianne graduated from South Side High School in Fort Wayne.

Dianne was an LPN with Lutheran and Parkview hospitals for 25 years prior to her retirement. On her perfect day she would be sitting by the ocean, looking at lighthouses, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are her children, Angela (Ryan Stiffler) Conner, Donald (Amanda) Conner, and Deke (Lisa) Conner; her grandchildren, Cierra, Kialee, Caitlyn, Zach, Jayce, Chasidee, Haileigh, Gage, Blaine, Wesley, and Lili; her great-grandchildren, Brayden, Everly, and Hendrix; her siblings, Debby (Rich) Beckman and Denny (Pam) Nusbaum; and a special friend, Curly Bickel.

Dianne was preceded in death by her husband, John Cook.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. in Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Bluffton.

Memorials may be made to the Concordia High School Band Department.