Mildred Diebold

Thursday, November 4, 2004

KELSO, Mo. -- Mildred Francis Diebold, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 7, 1923, at Anniston, Mo., daughter of George and Lila Gardner Lochridge. She and Herman Eugene Diebold were married Sept. 3, 1943. He died Oct. 12, 2004.

Diebold was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

Survivors include four sons, Gene Diebold of Bloomsdale, Mo., James Diebold of Columbus, Ohio, Charlie Diebold of O'Fallon, Mo., John Diebold of St. Louis; three daughters, Pat Atkins of St. Charles, Mo., Mary Moyers of Jackson, Brenda McKinnis of Corpus Christi, Texas; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo., from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. A prayer service will be held at 6:30.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating. Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery at Benton.