Bernard “PeeWee” Nile Bourne was born to Joy J. Bourne and Marguerite (Lehman) Bourne on Nov. 2, 1940. PeeWee passed away at his home on Larrabee Creek, north of Rushville, Neb., on June 4, 2017, surrounded by his family.
PeeWee is survived by his wife, Patsy Bourne; children, Lynn (Jodi) Bourne of Sheridan, Wyo., Roxanna (James) Puchner of Chadron, Neb., Rickta (Jim) Brownlow of Rushville, Neb., and Patricia (Michael) Coleman of Fort Thompson, S.D.; brother, Bryan (Sharon) Bourne of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Quinn and Alliah Bourne, Michael Bourne, Rhett and Ryan Brownlow, Kyle and Jamasine Bourne, Tripp Coleman, Quent, Jr. and Joseph Bourne, and Kristina Logue; step-children, Ronda and Dan Hillberg and Valerie Reeves all of Placentia, Calif., Edwin and Tonya Reeves, and Wayne Reeves all of Rushville, Neb., Shelly and Dale Knapp of Alliance, Neb., as well as numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
PeeWee was preceded in death by his parents, Joy J. and Marguerite Lehman-Bourne; his first wife, Dolores “Susie” Red Wing-Bourne; children, Quent Nile and Jamasine Lee Bourne; and great-granddaughter, Rylee Brownlow.
A memorial has been established for St. Jude’s Children Hospital at Security First Bank in Rushville, Neb.
Visitation Services were from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Extension Church near Rushville, Neb. Evening services started at 7 p.m. at the church.
A funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Extension Church in Rushville, Neb.
Pastor Tim Stahl and Pastor William “Bill” Combs officiated.
Burial services took place at the Extension Church Cemetery in Rushville, Neb.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, S.D.