James R. Diehl
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age 71, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at Methodist Hospital. A lifelong resident of Gary, IN, James graduated from Tolleston High school, class of "1967". James was a life member of the VFW Post #6446 in Crown Point, IN and a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. James was a fun loving person who enjoyed life. He will be truly missed. He is preceded in death by his parents: James and Mildred Diehl; wife, Judy Diehl; and brother, Michael Diehl. He leaves to cherish his memories loving brother, Gregory Diehl; special niece, Maggie Smith and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W.11th Ave. Interment: Evergreen Cemetery



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Published in Post-Tribune on Dec. 4, 2019.
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December 9, 2019
I will miss James' warm and friendly smile he was one very Special person.

Anne Chambers Henry
Class of '67
December 7, 2019
To the Diehl family. I extend my condolescence to your family during this time of personal loss of James. May he rest in peace.
ANGELIA M FULTON
December 7, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 6, 2019
To the family: James was such a sweetheart and he was a diehard Tollestin Blue Raider. We will miss him at all of our school alumni functions. May he always rest peacefully!!
Deborah Randolph
December 6, 2019
To the family of James Diehl.
He will be sadly missed. Will keep you in our prayers.A true raider.

Saline McGuire and the Francis family
Saline McGuire
December 5, 2019
James, you will be missed. You were a gentle soul and a very kind person. Always willing to lend a hand for anyone in need. I know that the Lord has you with him and may you rest in peace.

The Dickerson Family
December 4, 2019
MR. DIEHL,

I WAS YOUR PERSONAL BANKER FOR QUITE SOME TIME... YOU WILL BE MISSED. HOPE YOU ARE UP IN HEAVEN PARTYING WITH THE LADIES LOL. I KNEW YOU WERE THE LIFE OF THE PARTY AND IT WAS ALWAYS A PLEASURE TO SEE YOU WHEN YOU ENTERED THE BANK.. THANK YOU! :)
YOU WILL BE TRULY MISSED.
TANYA C
December 4, 2019
One of my bank customers... he definitely will be missed.. was always the life of the party lol thanks for being you Mr. DEIHL! REST IN PEACE.
Tanya C
December 4, 2019
The Reunion Committee of 67' and the Tolleston Alumni Committee will miss your love and support.
JoAnn Alcox Wimbley
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