Diane was born on July 28, 1947, in Winona, and is the daughter of Dorothy and Eugene "Bud" Nelton.
She is survived by her brothers, Steve Nelton, Keith (Becky) Nelton, and Tom (Nancy) Nelton; many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews.
Diane is preceded in death by her parents and her twin brothers, Paul and Phillip Nelton.
She was employed at Behrens Manufacturing for many years before retiring.
Diane had a passion for collecting porcelain dolls and always enjoyed showing new members of her collection to family and friends. She also loved Christmas and spent days setting up her special decorations for the holidays. Diane was also a big Vikings fan and loved to spend her time fishing on the river.
It can be said that Diane truly loved her family and friends, especially Jann, Bob, and Sesilee. Her smile and laughter will be missed by all.
Funeral Service for Diane will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Hoff Celebration of Life Center in Goodview, MN. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the Funeral Home in Goodview. Diane will be laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery in Stockton, MN. Please leave a memory of Diane and sign her online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview, is assisting the family with arrangements.