Memorials Are Suggested: Diane Lou Walsh, age 63 (1949-2013)

Diane Lou Walsh, 63, of Cozad, Nebraska, formerly of Curtis, Nebraska, died November 9th, 2013, at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad.

Diane Lou was born December 25th, 1949, to Harold and Margaret Jorgensen at Curtis.

Diane was a delightful child. She enjoyed life on the farm. Diane went to country school, District 73 until 6th grade. She then attended Curtis Elementary in 7th and 8th grade. She graduated high school in 1968 from UNSA. She was a sweet girl and received many honors being Home coming queen, a cheerleader and 4H queens, etc. She had many friends and fond memories of her high school years. She was confirmed at Ebenezer Lutheran Church.

Diane graduated from Kearney State College in 1972 and taught school for three years in North Platte.

She married Randy Walsh on June 19th, 1973. This union was blessed with two children, Angela and Ryan, who were her pride and joy.

Diane suffered for many years as a result of a debilitating car accident in 1997.

She is survived by children Angela (Cory) Nida, Ryan Walsh and grandson, Cruz Nida, also brother Richard (Sharon) Jorgensen, sisters Ann Jeanette (Jim) Deidel, Gwen Nickerson, the wonderful nurses and caregivers at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad, along with many nieces, nephews, friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Margaret Jorgensen; nephew Steven Jorgensen; cousins, Jeanie Gilliland, Duane Gilliland and Connie Jacobson; brother in law Joe Nickerson.

Services will be held at the Berean Bible Church on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Brian Nicklas officiating.

Interment will follow in the Curtis Cemetery at Curtis.

Memorials may be given to the Golden LivingCenter, Cozad.

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