Diana K. Hattery, 75, of Rochester

Diana K. Hattery, 75, of Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 7:10 AM on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at Hickory Creek of Rochester.

On March 1, 1949, Diana Kay Dawson was born in South Bend to Richard E. and Rosemary Pietrzak Dawson. She went to South Bend Schools and graduated with the Class of 1967 from John Adams High School.

An accomplished vocalist, Diana loved to participate with friends singing karaoke. She was a competitive member of a darts league and a bowling league in Niles.  As a QMA, she assisted many in area nursing homes.

Left to cherish Diana's memory are a daughter, Kristine Clevenger and husband Jim of Rochester and son James Kraus III and wife Patty of Niles; five grandchildren, Heather Kraus, James Kraus, Timothy Kraus, David Clevenger and wife Kori, Laura Beiderman and husband Justin; ten great-grandchildren, Sierrya Clevenger, the Beiderman children, Abby, Macy, Julian, Callen and Raelyn, the Kraus children, Aubry, Christopher, Ellie and Jaxson and her first husband and father of her children, James Kraus JR.

Preceding Diana in death are her parents, husband William Clifford Hattery and  grandson Nicholas Clevenger on March 4, 2019.

A celebration of the life of Diana K. Hattery will be at noon on Saturday, April 20, 2024, in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th St., Rochester. Pastor Martin Furrow will officiate.

Friends may visit with the family from 10-12 on Saturday in the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Celebrate Recovery at The Cross, 100 W. 3rd. St., Rochester, IN 46975 

Online expressions of sympathy may be made to her family at .