Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
Diane Marie Creeden, 84, Celina, died at 4:32 a.m. July 2, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born March 3, 1928, in Lima, to Cecil Dale and Ruby Thayer Minckley Mallory.
Surviving are two sons, Frank Creeden, Celina, and Randy (Marlena) Creeden, Celina; a daughter, Paula (John) Lessick, Celina; siblings, Suzie (Bob) Eilerman, Montezuma, Gene Spicer, Celina, Dennis Mallory, New Bremen, and Thelma Mallory, Celina; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Mary Vorhees; a sister and brother-in-law, "Corky" and William Youngs; a sister, Naomi Spicer; and a brother, James Mallory.
She was a 1946 graduate of Celina High School and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina. She was a member of the Celina Moose Lodge and life member of the Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Celina American Legion Auxiliary. She retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in St. Marys, where was the first female supervisor.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Jeff Conrad officiating. Burial will follow in North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m Friday at the funeral home. The Celina VFW and Celina American Legion auxiliaries will hold membership services at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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