Ted E. Diepenbrock, age 62 of Amite, Louisiana and formerly of Lima, died at 9:31 p.m., Sunday, December 13, 2009 in his residence from a long term illness. He was born February 2, 1947 in Lima, Ohio. He is the son of Raymond and Catherine Miller Diepenbrock. Both parents are deceased.
Mr. Diepenbrock was a retired painter and farmer.
Survivors include 4 sons – Raymond “Ray” Diepenbrock of Louisiana; Scott Diepenbrock of Louisiana; Lance Diepenbrock of Louisiana; Ted “T.J.” Diepenbrock of Lima; 4 daughters – Tina Taylor of Louisiana; Melissa Diepenbrock of Elida, Ohio; Natalie Diepenbrock of Louisiana; Cora Diepenbrock of Lima, Ohio; 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandson; 3 brothers – Skip Diepenbrock of Chico, CA; Steve Diepenbrock of Lima, Ohio; Ben Diepenbrock of Lima, Ohio; 6 sisters – Linda Carlos of Cridersville, Ohio; Jane Witling of Elida, Ohio; Julia Shook of Elida, Ohio; Judy Golden of Lima, Ohio; Rosan VanderHagen of South Bend, IN; and Pam Swickwrath of Elida, Ohio.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2009 in Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Rev. Jerry Wiles will officiate. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from Noon until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home.