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Jeannine R. (Mehring) Diemer

November 15, 1937 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 83)

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Jeannine Diemer, age 83 of Defiance, passed away peacefully from complications of Alzheimer's at Glenn Park in Defiance on Sunday, January 31, 2021. Jeannine was born on November 15, 1937 in Defiance. On March 15, 1954 she married the love of her life, Delbert Diemer.
Jeannine was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Defiance, serving as Sunday School Teacher, on the Church Council, and a member of the Rotary.  She was co-owner and manager of Powell Creek Campground from 1979 to 2016.  She thought of the people from the campground as her second family, and loved putting on the various activities such as campground dinners, dances, karaoke, bingo, and children's activities. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling.
Jeannine is survived by her loving husband, Delbert Diemer of Defiance, her brother, Rick Mehring, sons; Terry (Tracey) Diemer of Toledo, Mark (Linda) Diemer of Grove City, and  Mitchell (Melissa) Diemer of Defiance, her daughter, Dawn Gordon, and her son-in-law, Larry Burroughs, both of Defiance. She also leaves behind ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Jessabelle Mehring, her brothers, William Mehring, Ronald R. Mehring, and David Mehring, her daughter, Cheryl Burroughs, and granddaughter, Michele Diemer.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 am on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the church, with Pastor Dave Brobston officiating. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required for all services. Burial will take place at Riverview Memory Gardens. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements. 
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February 6, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

Funeral Service
February 6, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

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