Obituary photo of Jesse Diehl, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Jesse Harold Diehl

1934 - 2019
Obituary photo of Jesse Diehl, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Jesse Harold Diehl

1934 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Service:
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:00am
Westlawn Memorial Gardens
Jess “Harold” Diehl, 85, passed away on December 24, 2019 in Topeka, Kansas.

He was born on July 1, 1934 in Topeka, Kansas, the son of John and Loie (Dachenhausen) Diehl. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1952. Following graduation Harold joined the United States Air Force, where he served as Sargent in Vietnam. In 1973, Harold retired from the Air Force after twenty-one years of honorable service.

Harold was a member of the VFW, DAV, and numerous R.V. clubs. He will be remembered for the great capacity of love he had for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harold is survived by his children, Mike Diehl, Vickie May, Fred Diehl, Don McCallister, and Maria McKnight; sister, Frances Banks; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia (Sumner) Diehl; son, James McCallister; and siblings, Edward Diehl, Earl Diehl, and Paul Diehl.

A graveside service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 3rd, 2020 at Westlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on January 2nd, 2020 from 5:00-7:00p.m. at Parker-Price Funeral Home.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2020 at West Lawn Memorial Gardens, 820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Parker-Price Funeral Home, 245 NW Independence Avenue, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Jess Diehl Memorial
C/O The Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 96280
Washington, DC 20077

Jess Diehl Memorial
C/O Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
200 South Park Road
Suite 100
Hollywood, FL 33021

To leave a message for Harold's family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Jess “Harold” Diehl, 85, passed away on December 24, 2019 in Topeka, Kansas.

He was born on July 1, 1934 in Topeka, Kansas, the son of John and Loie (Dachenhausen) Diehl. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1952. Following graduation Harold joined the United States Air Force, where he served as Sargent in Vietnam. In 1973, Harold retired from the Air Force after twenty-one years of honorable service.

Harold was a member of the VFW, DAV, and numerous R.V. clubs. He will be remembered for the great capacity of love he had for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harold is survived by his children, Mike Diehl, Vickie May, Fred Diehl, Don McCallister, and Maria McKnight; sister, Frances Banks; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia (Sumner) Diehl; son, James McCallister; and siblings, Edward Diehl, Earl Diehl, and Paul Diehl.

A graveside service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 3rd, 2020 at Westlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on January 2nd, 2020 from 5:00-7:00p.m. at Parker-Price Funeral Home.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2020 at West Lawn Memorial Gardens, 820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Parker-Price Funeral Home, 245 NW Independence Avenue, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Jess Diehl Memorial
C/O The Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 96280
Washington, DC 20077

Jess Diehl Memorial
C/O Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
200 South Park Road
Suite 100
Hollywood, FL 33021

To leave a message for Harold's family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Service:
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:00am
Westlawn Memorial Gardens

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