Dianne D. Cafferty, age 64, of Lakeville, died Friday, May 27, 2011.
She was born Dec. 12, 1946, in Waconia, the daughter of Gilbert and Bronnie Quast.
Dianne graduated from Mayer Lutheran High School in 1964. She then attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1978.
She was a homemaker until she began her career as a special needs paraprofessional, and was currently employed at McGuire Middle School in Lakeville.
Dianne enjoyed spending time with her family, volunteering at church, and working with the children at McGuire Middle School.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Bronnie Quast; and former husband Lawrence Cafferty .
Dianne is survived by her sons, McKenzie (Rachel), and Kevin Cafferty; granddaughter Grace Cafferty, all of Lakeville; and sisters Shirley (Dennis) Brostrom of Bakersfield, CA, and Mary Anne (Bill) Huntington of Warwick, NY.
A funeral service to celebrate Dianne’s life took place Wednesday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church in Lakeville.
Visitation was Tuesday, May 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home in Apple Valley, and continued Wednesday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements were by the White Funeral Home in Burnsville; www.whitefuneralhomes.com.