Virginia K. Diehl, 99, of Wernersville, passed away March 10, 2019 in her residence. She was the wife of the late Major Bruce E. Diehl, who passed away October 11, 2015. They celebrated 64 years of marriage before his passing. Born in La Crosse, Wisc., she was a daughter of the late Charles & Marie (Kubley) Jahimiak. Ginny attended La Crosse State College and served on the staff of the American Red Cross, serving in Washington, D.C. and in the Azores Islands, Portugal. She later transferred to “Special Services” with the military where she helped set up recreation centers and entertainers, like Bob Hope and others for the troops to enjoy. She married in 1951 and returned to Texas with her husband Bruce and later to Europe and then back to the states in 1960. Once stateside, Ginny worked as secretary to the President of Armour & Co., secretary for the Environmental Protection Agency and secretary to the Dean of Kutztown University. She was an active member Women’s Auxiliary Club in Wernersville and the TPA. She is survived by her son – Walter Bruce Diehl, Pinellas Park, FL and several special friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her sisters – Catherine Fuller, Jeanne Marie Jahimiak and her brother – James Jahimiak. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Interment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Flowers are welcome, or contributions can be made to DAV, Disabled American Veterans, VA Regional Office, Manheim St. & Wissahickon, Ave., Phila, PA 19101-2938. www.kleefuneralhome.com
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.