Thursday, January 20, 2011

Obit of Howard "Bud" Diller, Jr.

CHATSWORTH — Howard R. “Bud” Diller Jr., 63, Chatsworth, died at3:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011) at OSF Saint Francis MedicalCenter, Peoria.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at 1p.m. Sunday at the Martin Funeral Home, Chatsworth, with NickNissen officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hourof service Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials in Bud’s name may be left to the Chatsworth TownshipLibrary or the Chatsworth Fire Department.

Bud was born May 16, 1947, in Fairbury, a son of Howard and OliviaKay Diller Sr. He married Dona Wochner on June 26, 1971, inChatsworth.

He is survived by his wife, Dona Diller, Chatsworth; his children,Bryan (Kelly) Diller, Champaign, and Deanne Burnett, Chatsworth;four grandchildren, Tyler Burnett, 11; Ashley Burnett, 9; GracieDiller, 8; and Logan Diller, 3; and his brother, Richard (Debbie)Diller, Madison, Wis.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, LynnDiller.

Mr. Diller graduated from Chatsworth High School and attendedIllinois State University. He was a truck driver for Diller Tileand later Prinsco Tile in Chatsworth. He enjoyed playing cards andreading and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

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