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DAVID A. DIEHL

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DAVID A. DIEHL Obituary
David A. Diehl of Maple Park David A. Diehl, 84, passed away on his farm surrounded by the love and prayers of his family Sunday morning, April 29, 2012. Released from his earthly battles, David left his farmland to claim the promise of his Savior and now surely tends the celestial fields of Heaven. He was born Oct. 9, 1927, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Edward M. and Catherine M. (nee Pattermann) Diehl. He is survived by one daughter, Susan (Dennis) Wiles of Batavia, Ill.; six sons, Richard (Gail) Diehl of Sycamore, Ill., Ronald (Linda Asselin) Diehl of Maple Park, Ill.; David E. (Karen) Diehl of Sycamore, Ill., Daniel (Tracy) Diehl of DeKalb, Ill., John (Jodi) Diehl of Shabbona, Ill. and Charles (Jennifer) Diehl of Sycamore, Ill.; 19 grandchildren, Amie (Jason) Rosinski and their two sons, Nathan and Caden, Katie (Rob) Hartle and their daughter, Sienna, Jennifer (Matthew York) Wiles, Julie (Andrew) Anselm, Ryan Diehl, Kurt Diehl, Lauren Diehl, Lindsey Diehl, Adam (Angela) Diehl, Holly Diehl, Cody Nance, Abigail Diehl, Brandon Diehl, Drew Diehl, Josie Diehl, Sarah Diehl, Delia Diehl, Jillian Diehl and Hanna Diehl; one brother, Paul (Mary) Diehl of Elburn, Ill.; two sisters, Toots (Don) Kohley of Huntley, Ill. and Carol Cibulskis of Batavia, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Ann Diehl of Elburn, Ill.; one brother-in-law, Bernard Kuhn of Bartlett, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and a countryside of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joyce; five brothers, Elmer, Raymond, Franklin, George and Edward Diehl; three sisters, Mary Jane Nagel, Dorothy Kuhn and Marcia, who died in infancy; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor and Patricia Diehl; and a brother-in-law, Robert Nagel. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, IL 60119. There will be a private family prayer at the funeral home prior to a Mass to celebrate his life at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Maple Park, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3. Fr. Dennis Morrissey, pastor of the church, will officiate and interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Maple Park. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name to benefit hospice and cancer research. Checks may be made to the "David A. Diehl Memorial" and mailed in care to P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes and memories may also be forwarded to the family through www.conleycare.com. The family would like to recognize the many professional health care providers who supported David over the years, with a special thank you to the staff of DeKalb County Hospice for their expert care, loving advice and services provided to David and his family during the last weeks of his life. For information, 630-365-6414.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 1, 2012
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