Dianne M. Rathman , Age 77

August 25, 1946 --November 05, 2023

Dianne M. (Mortensen) Rathman, age 77, of Baraboo, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at SSM Health St. Mary Hospital in Madison.

Dianne was born on August 25, 1946, in Baraboo, the daughter of Charles and Evelyn (Farr) Mortensen. She graduated from Baraboo High School in 1964. She married Kenneth Rathman on May 8th, 1965. They shared 58 years together. In addition to Ken, she is survived by her son, Brian; grandchildren, Hailey and Dylan as well as other relatvies and friends.

Dianne worked at many places throughout Baraboo, including Isenberg’s Appliance, and Baraboo Co-Op. She was also an Avon Lady and for the past 17 years, she worked at St. Vincent de Paul. She enjoyed spending time cooking and visiting with family and friends. Dianne enjoyed the holidays and always spent time making them extra special for those around her.

Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home in Baraboo. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rathman family.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the kind wishes and support from family and friends.

The Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home in Baraboo is assisting the family.


Ron & Dixie Marquardt November 09, 2023

Friends Baraboo , Wisconsin

Sending our deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort to the entire family. Diane was a special friend many years ago and remained through the years...she will be missed.

Deb Nolden November 09, 2023

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

Thoughts and Prayer to Ken ,Brian and the rest of family she was a great lady she will be missed

Darlene November 09, 2023

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

I am so sorry to hear about Diane. Thoughts & prayers ❤️🙏❤️

Steve Hamilton November 12, 2023

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

Sorry to hear about Dianne's passing. You have our sincere condolences.

Dan & Shelly RATHMAN November 15, 2023

Cousin Baraboo , Wisconsin

SO SORRY to hear this! Dianne was such a NICE LADY!❤️

SHELLY RATHMAN November 15, 2023

Cousin Baraboo , Wisconsin

SO SORRY to hear this!, Dianne was such a NICE LADY!❤️

Sharon Zuch November 23, 2023

Friend/neighbor Baraboo , Wisconsin

So sorry to hear about Diane. Condolences to her family. She'll be missed.