CEDAR FALLS — Gwynette D. Deibler, 83, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, and Wichita, Kan., died Wednesday, March 21, at Pinnacle Specialty Care of kidney failure.
She was born July 21, 1934, in Waterloo to Owen and Greta Hall Hughes. She married Keith Deibler on April 11, 1959, at St. Paul’s United Methodist, Waterloo. He died Nov. 28, 2015.
She graduated from East Waterloo High School in 1952. Gwynette retired as computer operator at Dillon’s Grocery Store in Wichita. She was member of Goddard United Methodist Church, Goddard, Kan., and was active working with commodity foods, meals for the homeless, the food bank, school backpacks and Open Door Klothes Closet; and with her husband, volunteered at Park West Assisted Living. Most recently she was a member of Orchard Hill Church, Cedar Falls.
Survived by: a son, David (Barb Schilf) Deibler of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Debra (Michael) Hooper of Merritt Island, Fla.; two grandsons, Owen Thomas Deibler of Cedar Falls and Brandon (Amy) Deibler of Wichita; a great-granddaughter, Shaylee Hope Deibler; two sisters, Ida Cook and Evie (Russ) Mattox, both of Cedar Falls.
Preceded in death by: her husband; and a sister, Shirley Grosse.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Wind Cove Western Home Communities in Cedar Falls. Burial will be at a later date in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo. Visitation will be for an hour before services at Wind Cove. Locke Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials: may be directed to the Cedar Bend Humane Society, Orchard Hill Church or Western Home Communities Church fund.
Condolences may be left at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.