Patricia M. Diehlmann


Patricia M. Diehlmann, age 80 of Beaver Dam, passed away at home on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Patricia was born on December 23, 1937 in Lena, WI, the daughter of James and Frances (Hendricks) Borkovec. She was united in marriage to John Daniels, who preceded her in death. She worked as a nurse at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage and also drove school bus in both the Portage and Beaver Dam areas. In 1985, she married to Arnold Diehlmann, who preceded her in death in 2003. She enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with all of her family.

Patricia is survived by her children, LuAnn (Nathan) Jakel of Reeseville, Jeff “Beaver” Daniels of Beaver Dam and Randall Daniels of Beaver Dam; grandchildren, Nicole Daniels, Angela Jakel, Matt (Megan) Daniels; great-grandson, Jaxon Daniels; brother, Lester (Verna) Borkovec; sister, Judy Marquardt of Eau Claire; special nephew, Kevin Diehlmann; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; sons, John (1991) and Bob (1993); daughter-in-law, Tabatha Daniels; sisters, Ethel (Armond) Vanderhiden and Dorothy (Wally) Netzer; brother-in-law, Ken Marquardt and other relatives.

In honoring Patricia’s wishes, a private family service will be held and she will be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Portage.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hillside Hospice for their loving support of our mother and family.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at