Patty A. Diepenbrock, age 68, of Waynesfield died 10:49 p.m., Friday Dec. 18, 2015 at Kindred Hospital.
She was born Nov. 20, 1947 to the late Frank and Mary (Wukusick) Barton. She was formerly married to Raymond J. ‘Skip’ Diepenbrock.
Patty graduated from Waynesfield Goshen High School in 1965 where she had been a champion baton twirler. She had worked for Westinghouse, Sunstrand and Ford Motor Company and was a member of UAW Local 1219. She also was a member of the Lima Eagles. Patty enjoyed traveling and visiting with her family and working in her flower garden.
She is survived by a daughter Shelly A. (Jim) Howard of Tampa, 2 grandsons Gabe and Brady Howard and 5 siblings: Mike (Sue) Barton of Rockford, IL, John (Jane) Barton of Bowling Green, OH, Dan (Julia) Barton of Waynesfield, Susie Waitman of Waynesfield and Tom (Deadra) Barton also of Waynesfield.
A gathering will be Wednesday December 23, 2015 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville from 4-7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to the United Way of Auglaize County or the Disabled American Veterans of Lima.