Diane L. Bartek
June 9, 1945 – July 8, 2023
Diane Lanore Bartek, 78, devoted wife, and resilient spirit, passed away on July 8, 2023. She was born on June 9, 1945, and was the daughter of the late William and Marie Enenbach.
Diane faced life’s challenges with unwavering strength and determination. As a deaf individual, she overcame obstacles with determination and grace. Attending the Nebraska School for the Deaf she developed lifelong friendships that would shape her life. She had a love of cooking, crafting, and sewing which she loved sharing with others. Diane’s vibrant personality and warm smile touched the hearts of so many she encountered.
Diane’s first marriage to Donald F. Harrison brought her much joy, and together they built a loving family and shared many cherished years. After Donald’s passing, she found happiness again when she married John Bartek, a kind-hearted man who embraced her and supported all her endeavors.
As a dedicated homemaker, Diane poured her love into creating a nurturing home for her family. Her kindness, compassion, and delicious home-cooked meals brought joy to all who visited.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents, William, and Marie Enenbach; her first husband, Donald F. Harrison; second husband, John A. Bartek. She is survived by her children: Debbie Kirchhoff (Rick), Don Harrison Jr. (Margie), Denise Deland, Dina Amick (Mike); numerous grand and great- grandchildren.
Diane will be deeply missed by many. Her legacy of resilience and love will continue to inspire all those who were fortunate enough to know her. A celebration of Diane’s life will be held on a date to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that all donations be made to the American Lung Association.