Friday, July 6th, 2007
Adela Diller, 88, of Tiffin, died at 3:45 a.m. July 5, 2007, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
She was born Oct. 15, 1918, in St. Anthony, to John and Mary Gross Diller.
Surviving is a sister, Ethel Boeckman, Coldwater; and a sister-in-law, Rita, Coldwater.
Deceased are five brothers, Zeno, Harold, Donald, Otto and Walter; and a baby sister, Adela.
She was a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin and served as an elementary teacher in Edgerton, Blakeslee and Peru, a teacher and principal in Payne, and a high school teacher at St. Francis Convent, Tiffin, and St. Mary, Paducah, Ky. She also served as aspirant directress, postulant directress, community councilor and minister of prayer and presence for the congregation.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis Convent Chapel, Tiffin, the Rev. Roger Bonifas officiating. Burial is at St. Francis Convent Cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, with a Christian wake service at 7 p.m. today.
Contributions can be made to the St. Francis Convent or St. Francis Home.
Condolences can be sent to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were handled by Traunero Funeral Home, Tiffin.