Allie (Metz) Diehl, 91, of Marysville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
She was born on December 17, 1921 in Logan County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Milton and Lenora (Barnhart) Metz. She was also preceded in death by a sister Loraine and brother Earl.
In August 1957 she married Robert Leroy Diehl and he preceded her in death in 1992.
She was a beautician and worked as a home health aide with Interim Health Care in Marysville up until her death.
She is survived by sons, Roy (Susan) Diehl of Albany, NY; Ruh (Vivian) Diehl of Hilliard, Ohio; grandchildren; Adalaide, Suzanna, Genevieve, Zackery, and Hannah Diehl, brothers, Arthur Metz, Bellefontaine, OH, George Metz, Lakeview, OH and sister Charlene Mitchell, Bellefontaine, OH.
She was of the Baha’i Faith and a Baha’i Pioneer to China and Fiji. A member of the Marysville YMCA, she was also a Toastmasters Keynote Speaker. Allie was an adventurer and loved the fact that she went parasailing at age 83, hang gliding at age 89, and skydiving at age 90.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Zanesfield Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 9 – 11 a.m. at Eichholtz Funeral Home, 321 N. Main St Bellefontaine, OH, 43311.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marysville YMCA, 1150 Charles Lane, Marysville, OH, 43040.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.