Diane Ahler(1955 - 2011)

Diane Ahler passed away quietly in her home in Palm Bay, Florida on March 18, 2011. She was born July 26, 1955 in Yonkers, NY to James and Barbara Coughlin.

Diane spent her younger years in the Peekskill Mountains of upstate NY. When Diane was 5 years old her mother, Barbara, passed away. In the late 50's she moved to Ohio and then to Michigan in the early 60's. Diane later moved to Phoenix, AZ after high school and received a degree as a respiratory therapist. It was at this time she met her husband, Michael Ahler, the two became best friends, fell in love and married in 1980. They moved to San Marcos, CA and moved again in 1985 to Palm Bay, FL to raise their family.

Diane is survived by her husband, Michael; sons, Patrick, Brian, Kyle; and daughter, Emily Ahler; brothers, Ken, Bob, John; a sister, Laura; and step mother, Kathy Coughlin.

She will be missed by her family dearly as she was a loving and caring mother, dedicated wife and dear friend to everyone she met. May God keep you till we meet again in Heaven.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Melbourne Seventh Day Adventist Church Pre-K School Project or the Space Coast Ovarian Cancer Alliance.


Funeral Home

Fountainhead Funeral Home
7359 Babcock Street SE Palm Bay, FL 32909
(321) 727-3977

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 26, 2011