Diana Shappell

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LIMA — Diana L. Shappell , 67, passed away at 3:55 AM on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.

Diana was born on Sunday, March 16, 1947, in Lima to the late Donald E. Shinabery and Iola M. [Hollar] Shinabery.

On Friday, December 27, 1996, in Kissimmee, FL, she married Gary Dean Shappell who survives.

She was a member of South Side Christian Church, where she had served as a deacon. She was also very involved with the Church's Prayer Time group and Family Promise. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 1965.

She is survived by a son David (Sirima) Curtis of Live Oak, TX, a daughter Melissa (Dennis) Wojciechowski of Schertz, TX, a son Daniel "Joey" Young of Selma, TX, She is also survived by four grandchildren; Eric Wojciechowski, Christa Wojciechowski, Donal Curtis,and Maliya Curtis,a step -daughter Shelly (Matt) Elling, and two step-grandchildren; Cade Elling, and Leah Elling, She is also survived by a brother Ed (Kathy) Shinabery, and a sister Melody (Max) Johnson, two uncles Earl (Charlene) Hollar, Jr., and Russell (Dorothy) Shinabery to aunts Earline Kershner and Beverly Bishop and several cousins.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.

Funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at South Side Christian Church, 3300 South Side Dr. Lima, with Rev. Wanda Werking officiating.

Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to South Side Christian Church, 3300 South Side Dr., Lima, Ohio 45807 .

Condolences may be expressed at

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Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home
920 North Cable Road
Lima, OH 45805
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Published in The Lima News from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2014