Elinor Diehl Obituary

Elinor  D. Canright Diehl
Elinor Canright Diehl
Elinor D. Canright Diehl

October 26, 1917 - March 26, 2013
Born in Jolley, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Elinor D. Diehl died on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Graveside services and burial of her cremated remains will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5 at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.

Elinor was born in Jolley, Iowa to Charles and Diana Roberts. She was a lifelong resident of Des Moines. She graduated from Capital City Commercial College in Des Moines. Elinor retired in 1982 after 22 years as secretary for the USDA-Soil Conservation Service. Elinor was a member of Toastmasters, Tri-Met Chorus, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). She was also a member of the College Avenue Christian Church.

Elinor is survived by her stepchildren, William Diehl (Trudy) of Des Moines and David Diehl of Palm Springs, CA; grandchildren, Heather Trotter and Joel Diehl; five great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; nephew, Jerry Young (Marolyn) of Chetek, WI; niece, Donna McKee (Brian) of Anacortes, WA; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Karl H. Canright in 1962 and Donald W. Diehl in 1986; sister, Carolyn Smothers; and stepdaughter, Carol Kasny.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to College Avenue Christian Church.

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Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, April 5, 2013
11:00 AM
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Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, April 5, 2013
11:00 AM
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4440 College Avenue
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