Dianne was born in 1949, in Arnold, NE.
She never got to attend college because she had to take care of her siblings.
In her free time in the summer while she was not helping her parents do chores on the farm her and her siblings would go to the pond by their house and swim.
Her best friend throughout grade school was named Earla May though she is not in contact with her anymore.
Her favorite subject was choir because she loved to sing.
Her first job in highschooler was working at her family's bakery in Arnold.
Her biggest influence in her career was her father who genuinely loved to bake. She said he would say "In baking if you want it to truly taste good you must put your heart into everything you make."
She is closest to her kids because she sees them more.
She has lost a lot of family members to death.
Her first love was Dennis Hardee.
She has been married to Dennis Hardee for 46 years.
She does believe in love at first sight. She said that's how she met Dennis.