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Henry Diebel

Henry John Diebel

Monday, April 3rd, 1939 - Friday, October 2nd, 2020
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Diebel, Henry John

Henry went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Village at University Gates, at the age of 81 following a long battle with Alzheimer's. Dearly loved husband of Roberta for 40 years. Dear brother of Pat (Frank) Jankowski. Brother-in-law of Eric Shields (late Wendy), Gord Shields (Lina), Joyce (late Danny Ross) and Audrey (Rick Hibrant). Dear uncle of Dr. Peter Jankowski (JoAnne), Steve Jankowski (Mel) and Jeff Jankowski (Cheryl). Loved and remembered by the rest of his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Henry was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and very involved for many years. He enjoyed music, especially Christian music, and sports. Henry attended Huntington College in Indiana and played on the hockey and soccer teams. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Sociology Major. He worked for many years at Ray of Hope - Parkhill as a counsellor to young offenders. He also worked in administration for several years at Ray of Hope along with his wife. Predeceased by his parents Harry Diebel and Agnes (Histand). The family would like to extend our sincere thanks to the wonderful staff on Hagey neighbourhood for their compassionate love and care.

Henry's family will receive relatives and friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St. Kitchener (519) 749-8467. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 10-10:45 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 306 Erb St. West, Waterloo. Funeral Service at the Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Please note that if you plan to attend either visitation or the service, masks are mandatory and you must RSVP your attendance through the funeral home website. Those unable to attend may view the service through the following livestream link: https://www.henrywalser.com/live-streaming
Private interment Williamsburg Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to First Baptist Church - Missions or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home) . Visit www.henrywalser.com to view Henry's memorial.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    When
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am
    Location
    First Baptist Church
    Address
    306 Erb St. W
    Waterloo, ON N2L 1W3
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    First Baptist Church
    Address
    306 Erb St. W
    Waterloo, ON N2L 1W3
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*

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Joyce Ross, Stacey greenway ,Bryan Ross

Posted at 12:45pm
To my dear sister Roberta , It's been a long good bye for Henry, the best brother-in-law and uncle. Memories to share forever!Joyce,Stacey,Bryan

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Jamie Groh

Posted at 10:34am
Dear Roberta,
I have such fond memories of you and Henry on Sunpoint Cres. You were wonderful neighbours. I remember how kind and caring a man Henry was. You have my sincere sympathy as you mourn his passing.

Thinking of you,
Jamie Groh
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Ruth Baker

Posted at 09:07am
Ruth, Jacob, Donna , Rachael and Colleen
In loving memory of our dear friend and previous co-worker. Henry was a family friend who we enjoyed having at times at our cottage and many occasions in K.W. He and his dear wife Roberta have been special friends to us for many years.
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Joyce ross

Posted at 12:58pm
We had some fun times with Henry over the years! He was loved by all. We will always remember our family time together. Always in our hearts ♥️ Joyce ,Stacey ,Mike ,Bryan ,Karen xo
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Gord, Lina, Steven & Samantha, Ryan & Michelle Shi

Posted at 09:00am
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