Mary Grace Diel

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Mary Grace Diel, 95, of rural Malta Bend, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Alber officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery. Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Lewis Chapel with visitation following until 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Catholic Church or Wellness Adult Day Health Care. An online guestbook is available at

Born Aug. 22, 1917, in Pilot Grove, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward Roth and Mary Odelia Krumm Roth. On Sept. 6, 1937, in Pilot Grove, she married Carl E. Diel, who preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1992. She resided in the Malta Bend area since 1946 where she was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Survivors include one daughter, Virginia Rose Graver of rural Malta Bend, formerly of Raytown; five grandchildren, Steve Graver and his wife, Sarah, Joe Graver and his wife, Annette, Tim Graver, Adam Diel and his wife, Michelle, Amy Schmidt and her husband, Joe; seven great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert W. Diel; four brothers; and three sisters.

Additional information provided per family recompense.