Diane B. Bokowski
Diane B. Bokowski, 87, passed way November 18, 2021 in Canon City, Colorado. She was the wife of Dale Bokowski; they shared 66 years of marriage together. Born in Fremont, Nebraska, she was the daughter of Harvey and Sarah Clarke. She graduated from Fremont Nebraska High School in 1951 and Kearney State College in 1955. Diane worked at Storage Technology Co. as a production manager for 19 years before retiring. She was a member of the United Church of Broomfield, CO. and the First Presbyterian Church in Canon City. She enjoyed sewing, hiking, traveling, puzzles, and spending time with friends. She will be remembered for her strength of character, wit, and leadership. Diane was salutatorian of her High School calls and editor of the high school newspaper. She was a natural leader and a special friend to many. She taught 3rd grade in David City, NE. while helping her husband through graduate school. After retirement from Productions Management at Storage Tech, she was a Sunday school teacher in Broomfield, CO for 8 years. She had the good fortune and opportunity to visit 58 foreign countries with her husband and various friends (some countries 2-5 times). She was a great, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member and secretary of the Canyonland Walkers and Hikers for 15 years. She was an excellent seamstress and participated in various sewing organizations and projects, and made many various gifts for friends, relatives, and agencies. Diane is survived by her husband Dale; children Kirk (Carrie) and Nancy (Rebeccah); granddaughter Heather Kennedy (Tim Clague); great granddaughter Breauna and Elizabeth; sister Lynn Larsen (Jim); niece Barbara; nephews Michael Stevens and Aaron Bokowski; brother-in-law Jim Stevens and Gary Bokowski; and sister in law Debrah Bokowski. She was preceded in death by her son Kyle and granddaughter Cristina.
Published by The Canon City Daily Record on Nov. 25, 2021.
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