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John Diggle

May 29, 2013 — September 23, 2013

John Henry Diggle

Roanoke- John Henry Diggle, 85, of Roanoke, IL passed away at 2:40
am on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian

He was born on May 29, 1928 in Gridley, IL a son of Henry and
Clarissa Benedict Diggle.  He married Sarah Funk on June 18,
1950 in Gridley, IL.  She passed away on February 6, 2004.

Surviving are 5 children, John (Kathy) Diggle, II of Oswego, IL;
Jane Diggle of Roanoke, IL; Debbie (Dave) Meiss of Gridley, IL;
Tammi (Gary) Leman of Roanoke, IL; Kathy (Andy) Pflederer of
Chicago, IL; one brother, Ed (Bee) Diggle of Metamora, IL; thirteen
grandchildren and eleven

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Betty
Ehresman; and one granddaughter.

John was an employee of Caterpillar, Inc. retiring in
1989.  He had served his country as a staff sergeant with the
United States Air Force during the Korean War.

He was part of the Grace Presbyterian Church family in

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, September
26, 2013 at the Eureka Bible Church.  Andy Pflederer and Tom
Swanson will officiate.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday
evening from 5-8 pm at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in
Roanoke and one hour prior to services on Thursday at the
church.   A grave side service will be held at 1:30 pm on
Thursday at the Gridley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke Apostolic
Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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