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Sante “Sam” Diantoni

Sante “Sam” DiAntoni, age 81, passed away on November 1, 2018 surrounded by family at Gundersen Hospital, La Crosse, WI.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Sante & Vera DiAntoni; sister, Lois Rocknowski; brother, Joe Danton; as well as In-Laws, Helen and Robert Lindmark.

Sante met his wife of 56 years, Schaarie (Lindmark) while a student at Marquette University where she worked in the speech department.  Sante’s profession as a stock broker included offices in Milwaukee, England, California, and the last thirty years in Centerville, Massachusetts.  Upon retirement, he moved to La Crosse, WI to be closer to family.

Sante is survived by his loving wife ,Schaarie; son, Peter DiAntoni (Anna) Milwaukee, WI; daughter, Carrie (Guy) Hussussian Redwood City, California,;along with granddaughters, Deva, Cella, Giovanna, &  Josefina.  Further survived by other dear family relatives and friends. Sam will always be remembered for his love of cooking, telling jokes, watching movies, and his funny and touching stories and memories from the summers at Pine Lake, Kenosha in the “old days” and the many years of being with and adoring his parents, children, grandchildren and his beloved spouse, Schaarie.

Per Sante’s wishes, a private family ceremony will be held at St. George Cemetery in Kenosha, WI.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Spring Brook Assisted Living for their genuine kindness and support given to both Sante and Schaarie while residing there, and also to the doctors and staff at Gundersen Hospital.

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