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Kenneth Diehl

January 20, 1921 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 100)

Obituary

Kenneth C. Diehl 100, of Bedford, died on Monday, May 3, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on January 20, 1921 in Bedford, a son of the late Gump S. and Blanche (Drenning) Diehl.  On September 7, 1951 in Cumberland, MD he married Dorothy M. (Imler) Diehl who preceded him in death on June 24, 2007.  He is survived by a granddaughter, Kimberly Park, of Bedford; two grandsons: John Park, of Claysburg, and Shannon Park, of Las Vegas, NV; four great-grandchildren: Andrew Melusky, Autumn Sandrus, Amber Park, and Savannah Park; and a great-great-grandson, Shawn McVicker.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Constance Diehl; a grandson, Carl Park; three brothers: Woodrow, Virgil, and Curtis Diehl; and a sister, Mildred Diehl-Williams. 

Kenneth was an Army Veteran and served in WWII. He worked for Continental and then worked as a self-employed diesel mechanic until retiring at the age of 95.  He enjoyed working and taking care of his family.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford, with Thalia Fleetwood officiating. Burial at Bedford County Memorial Park, with full military rites conducted by the Fort Bedford Honor Guard.  Friends will be received on Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 7, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Funeral Service
Friday
May 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522
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