“I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always as long as I'm living my baby you’ll be.” that is a quote from the book “I’ll love you Forever” by Robert Munsch. That was the book my mom read to me everynight before bed and it may be one of the truest lines I have ever read.
My mother, Diane Marie Ross was an amazing person. She managed many amazing accomplishments in her life, but she will remembered most for her accomplishments at home. She will be remembered as a sweet daughter by her mother Irma, as a caring sister by her siblings: Mike, Linda, Pat, Marie, Alice, and Karen; as a loving wife by her husband Matt, and as an extraordinary mother by her daughter Kirsten.
Diane was born June 25th, 1956 to Lawrence and Irma Frischmeyer. She grew up along with her other five siblings in Carroll, IA, where she attended Kuemper Catholic School through high school. She went on to get her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Dakota and her master’s degree in taxation from the University of Denver. Over her career she worked for Touche Ross, Delloite & Touche, Price Waterhouse, Mayer Hoffman McCann, and Bartlett & Company, where she reached vice president of financial side of the company. Her collegues remember her as being a hard worker, who was driven to accomplish her dreams, and to provide only the best for her family.
Her family was her life, while she may have poured hours upon hours into her work, home was where her heart was. She met Matt in Omaha, NE, when they were working in the same office building. As the story goes she caught his eye and so as he exited the elevator he asked the building super was in the elevator with him who the pretty lady with the blond hair was, much to his embarrassment the super yelled out to my mom and called her over and introduced them. They got married a little more than 2 years later in June of 1987. They both continued to focus on their professional careers, but a successful career and a happy...
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