Originally published Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:17a.m.

Dianna Lynn Dinger, age 45, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, in Kingman, Ariz. Dianna was born Nov. 24, 1965, to Blaine and Mary (Blattner) Dinger in River Falls, Wis.

Dianna graduated from Winslow High School in 1983. She was involved in speech, drama, student council, Honor Society and school photographer.

She graduated from Mohave Community College in Kingman, in July 2009 with certifications in phlebotomy, medical records assistance, and medical insurance. And in Dec. 2010 with an associate degree as a medical assistant and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She was also an exchange student in Japan.

Dianna had a love for animals, especially cats. She also enjoyed reading, movies, camping and horseback riding.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann (Blattner) Swanty; grandparents, William and Janet Blattner; and uncle, Robert W. Blattner.

She is survived by father, Blaine Dinger of Tulsa, Okla; stepfather, Martin Swanty of Kingman; brother, Cody Swanty of Kingman; aunt, Judi Dutton of Gilbert, Ariz.; uncle, Dick Blattner of Osceola, Wis.; cousins, Robert Olson, Ashley and Christopher Blattner, Cody Martin and Shelby Swanty, Anthony and Cameron Baker, Reanna Daily of Kingman, McKennah, Audrey and Carter Olson; stepbrother, Jeffrey Swanty of Loveland, Colo.; stepsisters, Debbie Swanty Harris of Kingman, Meri Swanty Verduzco of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Marti Swanty of Payson, Ariz., Melody Swanty Seagle of Sun City, Ariz., Mickie Swanty Noyes of Sierra Vista; and uncle, Norman Swanty of Paulden, Ariz.

Dianna is at peace now and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A graveside committal will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 at the Balsam Lake Cemetery, Balsam Lake, Wis.

Memorial services are pending for in Kingman.

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