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November 23, 1955 – July 18, 2021

Diane Barbara Veches, age 65, of Buffalo passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at The Monarch Estates of Delano.

She was born on November 23, 1955 in Buffalo the daughter of Donald and Arvella Joan (Beise) Veches.

She was baptized at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford on January 8th, 1956. She was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo on May 3rd, 1970.

Diane graduated from Buffalo High School in 1973.

She formerly owned and operated Renaissance West in downtown Buffalo for many years.

Diane enjoyed making floral arrangements with artificial flowers, crossword puzzles, watching old T.V. shows and game shows and family get togethers on the holidays.

Survived by her brother Jerry Veches; and by a sister: Connie Ertel both of Buffalo; niece and nephew: Kelly (Scott) Ertel Gustavson and Kyle (Theresa) Ertel; great nieces and great nephews: Macy Wurm, Allie Ertel, Carter Ertel; Josh, Kristen and Ashley Gustavson; a great, great niece: Taylor Gustavson; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Sophie and Edward Veches; Hattie and Herb Beise.

A Memorial Service for Diane Veches will be held at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.  Pastor Ryan Clark will officiate.

Inurnment Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo at a later date.

 

 

13 Guestbook Entries

  1. Pat Elliott Dearing

    So sad to read this. I graduated with Diane, but my fondest memories are from Renaissance West.….Diane always managed to sell me something when I shopped there. Sympathies to Diane’s family💔

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  2. Pamela Schendel

    My thoughts are with your family. Diane was a friend of mine from high school. Way to young.

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  3. Judy klatt

    So enjoyed buying beanie babies from her at Renissance West. Wish we had a store like that still in Buffalo. Sympathy to Connie and the rest of the family.

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  4. Cheryl Schmidt Bohnen

    Oh My, sending many prayers to Diane’s Family. Yes I missed seeing her at the store too. So many of our class gone to soon. Fly High Diane RIP🙏💜🙏

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  5. JUDITH POTTER

    OH NO I’M IN SHOCK! I GRADUATED WITH HER. MY CONDOLENCES TO HER FAMILY AND GOD BLESS YOU DIANE

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  6. Cheryl Cotton

    My mom Barbara Risdall worked for her for years. So sorry Connie.

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  7. Rita Varner-Otness

    Connie and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Diane. I too have so many memories of her as a committed Buffalo business owner. She was always so pleasant and helpful with her customers. Please know that I am praying for your strength, hope, comfort and peace at this difficult time.

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  8. Jean Pohlmann

    Jerry and family,
    So sorry for your loss, she is finally at peace and no more suffering 🙏🏼

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  9. Janet Carlson

    Diane was a kind and friendly person who always had a kind word. Peace and comfort to Diane’s loved ones.
    Janet Carlson
    Class of 1974 – BHS.

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  10. Ric Seashore

    Jerry and family
    Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you.

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  11. Renee & all at Salvage Sisters

    We are so sorry to hear of Diane’s passing. She was a beloved member of our team. Her talent and passion for floral arranging brought smiles and joy to many. She will be greatly missed. Prayers to her family.

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  12. Steve Hagen

    So sad to hear of Diane’s passing! My prayers for her family. The class of “74 is proud to claim her as one of our own!

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  13. Robyn Patri

    Rest In Peace Diane!

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