Obituary: Diane L. Baldyga

Aug. 2, 1945 – March 24, 2019 

Diane L. Baldyga, 73, of Egg Harbor died at Hearthside Assisted Living in Sister Bay.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Otto and Margaret (Ihde) Martin. Diane graduated from Morgan Park High School. On June 4, 1967, she was united in marriage with Edward J. Baldyga at Mount Greenwood Lutheran Church in Chicago.

Diane will be missed by her daughter, Jennifer (Collin) Dahl of Sister Bay; son, David E. Baldyga of Lewistown, Pennsylvania; granddaughters, Amanda Baldyga, Ashley Baldyga, Grace Baldyga, and Kalia Baldyga; sister, Marilyn M. Cummins of North Aurora, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Margaret Martin; husband, Edward J. Baldyga; granddaughter Olivia Martin Dahl; and brothers, Ronald Ihde Martin and Otto Richard Martin.

A graveside service to honor Diane’s life will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Juddville on Monday, April 1, at 10 am, with Pastor Gary Sharrig of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor presiding.

A celebration of life will be held in June 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane’s name to Ministry Door County Medical Center’s Capital Campaign for the Skilled Nursing Facility and Hospice Center at Ministry Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay WI 54235; 920-743-5566;

Casperson Funeral Home of Sister Bay is assisting Diane’s family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos can be shared through her tribute page at

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