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VIROQUA — Dyane E. Loveless, 44, of Viroqua and formerly of Waukesha, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, after a courageous two year battle with cancer.

She was born Nov. 10, 1972, to John and Delores (Hogan) McNamara in Washington, D.C. Dyane graduated from Carroll College with a B.S. in education. She taught for a short time and then stayed home to raise her four wonderful children.

She was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church in Westby and a former member of Bad Axe Lutheran Church. Dyane enjoyed flower gardening, cross stitching, music and singing at church.

Survivors include her four children, Levi, Patrick, Samuel and Abigail; her father, John McNamara; and a sister, Dawn McNamara both of Waukesha; two brothers, Steve (Johnna) of Hendersonville, N.C., and Jim (Sandy) of Waterford; nieces and nephews, Kelly, Jennifer, Cordell, Jenna, Kyle, Ryan, Megan, Colin, Katie and Ian.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Delores.

Funeral services was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church, Westby. The Rev. Paul Tjelta officiated with burial in the church cemetery. Friends called from 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Seland Funeral Home, Coon Valley, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be given at

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Gundersen Health System and friends and family for their wonderful support.


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