Dianne Chval (St. Lucas), 83, of Omaha, passed away unexpectedly on March 4, 2023, in the comfort of her own home. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Chval Sr., and parents, Frank Sr. and Jennie St. Lucas of Omaha, NE.
She is survived by her 3 children: James Chval Jr. (Jeri) of Council Bluffs, IA, Dede McKay (Chris) of Omaha, NE, and Tim Chval (Julie) of Bentonville, AR; 3 grandchildren: Annie McCaffrey of Fort Dodge, IA, Maddie McKay of Lincoln, NE, and Mackenzie Hartman of Council Bluffs, IA; one great-grandson, Adrien McCaffrey of Fort Dodge, IA; and brother, Frank St. Lucas Jr. (Tom Gudden) of Omaha NE.
Dianne graduated from Cathedral High School in 1957, where she was a founding member of the “Bert” Club. After graduation, she attended Loretto Heights College in Denver, CO, and Duchesne Academy in Omaha, NE. She went on to live most of her life in Omaha, NE, with a brief stint in Coffeeville, KS.
Dianne was a compassionate person who loved her Italian heritage, cooking, caring for her family, numerous pets and animals, equal rights, and the advancement of minorities. She will be remembered for her outgoing personality and will be sorely missed by all the lives she touched.
VISITATION: Thursday, March 9th, 10am, with 11am SERVICE at West Center Chapel.