Diane Suhr

Obituary of Diane Kay Suhr

Diane Kay Suhr, 73, a resident of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on June 13, 2022. Diane was born and raised on the family farm in Tripoli, Iowa. She went to a country school, later attending Tripoli High School and after graduation, she moved to Waverly. In April 1968, she went to a dance in Janesville with some friends where Henry saw her from across the room and asked her to dance. Diane and Henry were married in November 1968 and together, they danced for more than 53 years. Diane instantly became a stepmom to Henry’s children, Sherri and Debbie. They started their new life in New Hampton and welcomed their new baby Stacy in May 1970. She first became a “grandma at 34”. In 1986, they moved to Las Vegas and worked several years at the Hilton and The Mirage but had to retire early due to health issues. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends, shopping, raising dogs, and traveling to Iowa for vacations. In February 2022, Diane was diagnosed with metastatic cancer. She was courageous, strong, and grateful till the end of her life. She will be forever in our hearts and is truly an angel. She was preceded in death by her parents: Russell and Gertrude Watts, nephew, Mike Zell, sister, Lois Woodman and great-grand twins: Jonathan and Ember Suhr. Diane is survived by her spouse, Henry Suhr, daughters: Sherri Suhr, Debbie Cortez, and Stacy and spouse Kyle Miller, grandchildren: Alex and spouse Cece Suhr, Ricky Cortez, Cinto and spouse Krystyle Barrientes, and Dakota Miller, great grandchildren: Jacob, Jace, Benny, Aile, Alexa, Connor, Nico, Sophia and new baby coming in July (Carmina) as well as her sister, Karen Stow and countless extended family and friends. Memorial donations may be made to Dewey Animal Shelter, 5375 S Procyon St Suite 108, Las Vegas, NV 89118 or an animal charity of your choice.