Memorial Service: Cremation has take place and there will be a memorial service held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 585 W Burr Oak St. Centreville, MI 49032
Luncheon: A luncheon will be held following services in the church fellowship hall.
Gerald W. Diekman, age 77 of Burr Oak, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Gerald was born May 23, 1941, a son of Edward and Martha (Rambadt) Diekman.
On June 10, 1961, he married Barbara Gose in Sturgis, MI.
Gerald worked at Haas/Lear Corporation for 43 years, retiring in 2002. He enjoyed being with his family, taking care of his flowers, going to the casino and he had also farmed.
Gerald was a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Centreville, MI.
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Robbie) Diekman of Burr Oak, and Douglas (Lisa) Diekman of Mendon; a daughter Tina (Richard) Engle of Colon; Grandchildren Jared (Kaiti) Diekman, Jackie (Mike) Ross, Emma (Josh) Hubbard, Derek, Wyatt, Kelsey, Danielle, Maddison, Jordan Diekman, and McKenzie Decker; Great Grandchild Warren Diekman.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara, infant daughter, Tana Diekman; parents Edward and Martha (Rambadt) Diekman; two brothers and sister-in-law’s Lloyd (Erma) Diekman and Leroy (Pauline) Diekman; one sister and brother-in-law Amelia (Vern) Allen.
Cremation has taken place, a memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Centreville, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers; memorial donations may be directed to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Centreville.