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February 4, 1917 - June 1, 2018
Ray P. Diehl, age 101, formerly of Lakeview and Lima, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 1, at his residence in Evanston, IL. Loving father of Janice (Workman), Tom, and Mary Anne Diehl. Proud grandfather of Michelle, Allison, Michael, Lauren and Hannah and great grandfather to 7 wonderful children. He was proceeded in death by 6 brothers and sisters and is survived by younger sister Mary Patricia of Elida.
Ray was married to the love of his life, Harriet “Tudy” (Bassitt). Always inseperable, they remained newly weds for all 65 years of their marriage.
Ray retired from Clark Equipment after nearly 50 years.
Always known as a true craftsman, Ray single-handedly built his home of 50 years in Lakeview, Ohio, and made whatever piece of furniture his wife desired.
His sweet smile, endearing personality and love of life made him special to many, many people. He will never be forgotten, always missed and forever loved.
Friends may call from 9:00 am until time of services at 11:00 am Saturday at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES SHAWNEE CHAPEL with Pastor David Burkhart officiating. Burial will follow in Bluelick Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.