Diane was born in Babbitt and raised in Pierz, MN. She comes from a family of 10 girls (no boys). Diane is a mother of four, stepmother of three, and has 20 grandchildren. Her hobbies include quilting and fishing, and she especially loves targeting walleyes year-round and enjoys panfishing with her grandkids. Diane and her husband, Sam, operate a custom grazing commercial cow/calf ranch. Diane is also a general contractor and owns TAC Roofing & More, specializing in storm damage.