February 9, 1954 - June 2, 2021
Diane E. Budler, 67, of Kearney, died June 2, 2021 at the C.H.I. Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., June 7, 2021 at the New Life Church with Pastor Roger Wendt officiating. Casual attire is requested by the family for those attending the service. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, June 6, 2021 at the Horner Lieske McBride and Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later. Diane was born February 9, 1954 to Warren & Beverly (Reed) Dunham. She attended York Public Schools, graduating in 1972. Joined in marriage to Patrick Budler in York, NE. April 5, 1974. Diane and Patrick renewed their vows in Montego Bay, Jamaica, February 5, 2014. Born to this union were daughters, Dawn & Whitney. They moved to Kearney in August 1981. She was on the team to set-up & open the first Walmart store in Kearney, NE in 1984 and continued with the company until her retirement on, February 10, 2012. She enjoyed spending time with family & friends. Diane didn’t let the world change her smile but her smile certainly changed the world. Diane is survived by her husband, Patrick Budler of Kearney; daughters, Dawn (John) Becker, Kearney, Whitney (Wes) Brisbin, Omaha; Grand Children, Zachary Warnken, Elizabeth Brisbin, Noah Brisbin; Step-Grandchildren, Meagan Becker, Jaiden (Cameron) Becker; Step Great-Granddaughter, Skylar Tompkins; Siblings, Dudley Dunham, Holly Kelly, Steve Dunham, Janet (Freddie) Collins, Jeff Dunham, Mark Dunham; Brothers & Sisters in Law, Mary (Dave) Morgan, Jane (Bob) Patterson, Tom (Barb) Budler, Bill (Barb) Budler, Diana Budler, Jeff (Ann) Budler, Laurie (Phil) Anderson; her canoe family, the Tureks, Fellows, and Johnsons; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a multitude of friends! Diane was preceded in death by her parents; Father & Mother-in-Law, Bernard & Patricia Budler; and Brother-in-Law, Tony Budler; Sister-in-Law, Pearl Dunham; and nephew, Jacob Budler.
Diane E. Budler, 67, of Kearney, died June 2, 2021 at the C.H.I. Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., June 7, 2021 at the New Life Church with Pastor Roger Wendt officiating. Casual attire is requested... View Obituary & Service Information
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