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Diane R. Butkus
December 8, 1954 ~ July 2, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Diane R. Butkus, 68, of Barnesville, passed away peacefully on Sunday at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Franklin Brugger and Ethel (Miller) Hanson, and stepfather Joseph Hanson, Sr.
Prior to retiring, she was employed in the area garment industry for many years.
Diane most enjoyed time spent with her family, caring for her grandchildren, baking and cooking meals for family gatherings and holidays and making her baked goods for others to enjoy.
Diane found joy in helping others and put others needs above her own. She was hard working, dedicated to her family and will be greatly missed.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents and stepfather, were an infant daughter Jennifer Lee Butkus; infant grandsons Austin and Aiden Sobolewski; brother Joseph Hanson, Jr. and nephew Rory Brugger.
Surviving, are her daughters Christine Sobolewski and husband Matthew, Jessica Rick and husband Joseph, and Amanda Ryan and husband Brad, all of Barnesville; grandchildren Kendra and Travis Sobolewski, Madilyn and Joseph Rick, Marla Ryan, Mason Ryan and companion Rylee Kane, and Alanna Ryan and companion Dylan Anastascio and soon to be expected first great-grandchild; brother Michael Brugger and wife Ann and sister Susan Hildebran and husband Nichlas, all of Ohio; brothers Kevin Brugger and wife Eileen, and David Brugger and companion Donna Cassler, all of Reinholds, PA; aunts, cousins, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family.
Condolences may be entered and information is available at www.damianofhinc.com.