Florence Diebold

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Florence Diebold, 74, of Chaffee died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 29, 1928, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Joseph Michael and Theresa Heuring Welter. She and Raymond Diebold were married Nov. 8, 1949.

Diebold retired as a machine operator at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and Daughters of St. Ambrose.

Survivors include her husband; four brothers, Jerome Welter of Cape Girardeau, Gary "Coop" Welter of Kelso, Don Welter of Columbia, Mo., Dale Welter of Peoria, Ill.; and a sister, Sharon Lappe of Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, and a sister.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 7.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ambrose Church, with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.