2012-04-03 / Obituaries

Diana Marlene Buis, 75

Diana Marlene Buis, age 75, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at her residence.

Marlene went to be with the Lord and her loved ones. She was born on September 7, 1936, in Hazelwood. She married Lewis Leon Buis on November 12, 1949, and he survives.

She attended Stilesville High School and was a member of the Putnamville United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She had been employed at Reelsville Elementary School; South Putnam High School; DePauw University; and Harmless Laundry.

She is survived by her husband of 62½ years, L. Leon Buis; Brother, Larry (Dewayna) Alkire; Sons, Maurice, Jerry, Michael, and Kenneth Buis; Daughters, Patricia (John) Meza and Jennifer (Joe) Collins; Daughter-in-law, Barbara Buis; Granddaughter, Melissa Buis; Great-granddaughter, Nevaeh Hillenburg; seven step-grandchildren and 20 step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Parents; brother, Shirley Dewayne Alkire; and son, David Lee Buis.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Bousley-Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville, with Pastor Tim Matthews officiating. Burial will be in Coatesville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Heart Hospital.

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