Diehl, Shirley Frances

Diehl, Shirley Frances

April 20th, 2017

Passed away peacefully, at Victoria Hospital on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in her 83rd year. Loving wife of Stanley for 66 years. Cherished mother of Beverley Cox, Ronald (Susan), Barry (Norma), David (Sherry) and Michelle (Wray) Wyllie. Dear grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and six godchildren. Sister to Erle (Enid) Douglas. Survived by sisters and brothers-in-law: Karen Douglas, Nancy Agroff, Bert (Sandy) Diehl, Loretta Baker, Donna (Robert) Wall and Judy (Bob) Smith. She will also be missed by her many extended family members. Predeceased by her brothers Ken Douglas and Neil Agroff. Shirley has served alongside her husband Stan in many Lutheran congregations across Ontario since 1985. A special thank you to the medical staff at LHSC and the caregivers at Elmwood Place for their excellent care. Visitation will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London.  A funeral service will be conducted at Faith Lutheran Church, 310 Southdale Road East, London, on Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Shirley are asked to consider the Lutheran Laymen’s League of Canada or a charity of your choice.

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Bob & Donna WallWe have all lost a very special part of our lives - a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Shirley will be missed by many as her Christian outreach has been widespread. Our loss is heaven's gain.
Pastor Robert and Jill MunozStan and family, Our prayers are with you. Our hope is in our Savior, Christ Jesus, just as He rose, we too will rise on the last day. Your service to the Lord as a couple was an inspiration to us. We say, "Vaya con Dios, Shirley"
Joan and Marg La SalleJoan and Gord La Salle first met Stan and Shirley through the Lion's Club in Woodstock. Years later Michelle was a Brownie with Joan as her Brown Owl. Both Joan and Gord enjoyed the friendship with Stan and Shirley. Shirley will be missed. Please accept our sincere condolences. Marg and Joan La Salle
Muriel Ney and FamilyOur condolences to Stan and family. Shirley is now resting with our risen Lord, and waits for you there.
Bill & Darlene NaterDear Stan & families: Our thoughts & prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of Shirley. We always enjoyed when you led the services at First Logan and Shirley came along with you. Also enjoyed seeing you at Higenell get togethers. Sincerely, Bill & Darlene Nater
John, Tracey, Jessica and StephanieOur condolences , The two of you have always been mom and dad Diehl to us. Shirley was an amazing women, mom, grandma and most of all wife . The two of you were an inspiration to us as an example of true love and family. Love John, Tracey, Jessica and Stephanie.
Reverend Richard OrlowskiDear Stan, May God grant you the strength, peace and hope that comes to us through our risen Lord Jesus Christ. Shirley is now with Him in His Heavenly Home.
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