Doris Joan (McDonnell) Deibel

| September 13, 2017

DOVER – Doris Joan (McDonnell) Deibel, 84, of Baltic (formerly of Fresno) passed away September 10, 2017 at Union Hospital, Dover, Ohio.

Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Renner’s St. Paul United Church of Christ with Pastor Jim Henninger officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

She was born August 10, 1933 in Newcomerstown, Ohio to William Foster and Mildred Jeanette (Kinner) McDonnell.

On March 24, 1957 she married Dwight Harry Deibel. He passed away December 13, 1999.

She was a 1951 graduate of Newcomerstown High School and attended Muskingum College.

Joan was a homemaker, mother, and farm wife most of her life, but was employed by Ohio Bell, Dr. John Waelde, West Lafayette Dairy and the North Appalachian Experimental Watershed.

She was a member of the Renner’s United Church of Christ and the Renner’s Church Guild. Also she was a member of the Progressive Valley Grange for over 50 years.

Her hobbies were reading, puzzles, sewing, grandchildren’s sports and activities and gardening.

Memorial contributions may be made to Renner’s United Church of Christ, c/o Linda Gibbs, 24273 CR 93, Fresno, OH  43824.

She is survived by one son Eric (Pamela) Deibel of Fresno; one daughter Jill (Brandon) Evans of Columbus; five grandchildren Heidi (Bryan) Olinger of Baltic, Haley (Joshua) Griffin of Columbus, Heath Deibel of Fresno, Alison Evans of Columbus, and Carter Evans of Columbus; four great-grandchildren Aubrie Olinger, Emilie Olinger, Elise Griffin and Ross Griffin; one brother James (Ellen) McDonnell of Newcomerstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Two Brothers Richard McDonnell, Robert McDonnell and one infant brother and one infant sister.

Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of Oak Pointe Nursing and Oak Pointe Rehabilitation Center in Baltic, Ohio for their wonderful care over the last 17 months.

Proverbs 3:5, 6: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Free Funeral Home of Coshocton is assisting the family.




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