Monday, May 14th, 2007
Irma J. Diegel, 78, 101 W. Walnut St., Mendon, died at 11:50 a.m. May 11, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born April 29, 1929, in Auglaize County, to James and Mary Edith Vanover Osborne. On Feb. 22, 1948, she was married to Ganell P. Diegel, who died Oct. 5, 2005.
Surviving are two sons, Ganell P. Jr. (Deb), and Reid (Deana), both of Houston, Texas; three daughters, Patty (Myron) Hartings, Celina, Hazel (Michael) Franklin, Ansonia, and Julie (Tim) Oechsle, Greens Fork, Ind.; a daughter-in-law, Diane Diegel, Wapakoneta; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, James; two brothers, Jim and John Osborne; two sisters, Sarah King and Carol Thompson; two half-brothers, Daniel Rogers Jr., and Samuel Rogers; and three half-sisters, Donna Hellman, Debra King and Diane Fowler.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Mendon United Methodist Church. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign War Post 6772, Spencerville. She was a 1947 graduate of Mendon-Union High School.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Mendon United Methodist Church or The Lord's Church.