March 23, 1923 - December 27, 2016
Louise J. Dieckmann, 93, of Bowling Green, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Moore Pike Nursing Home, in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the St. Clement Catholic Church in Bowling Green, with Fr. Lou Dorn officiating. Burial will be at the St. Clement Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. , Wednesday December 28, 2016 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Louise was born March 23, 1923 in St. Clement the daughter of Balthasar “Henry” and Mary Helena “Lena” Abeln Suttmoller. She was married to Fred Spink Jr. and had one daughter Helen Louise Spink Kniepfel, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1959. Helen had one son, Eddie Eugene Kniepfel who also died that same day. Louise later married John Penn Dieckmann and to this marriage was born six children Anna Marie (Robert) Henson of Bowling Green, Sandra Kay Pettey of Bowling Green, John Henry Dieckmann of Farber, Betty Jo (James) Jennings of Bowling Green, Margaret Lee (Marion “Shorty”) Jennings of Frankford, and Bonnie Sue Dean of Bowling Green (all surviving). Other survivors include grandchildren Robert W. Henson of St. Thomas, Michael Henson of Henley, Kevin Henson of Bowling Green, Phillip Henson of Bowling Green, Thomas Henson of Wentzville, Gary Mathes of Bowling Green Steven Dieckmann of Centralia, John Norman Dieckmann of Charlotte, NC, Cory Dieckmann of Mexico, Sharon Floyd of Bowling Green, John Harrison Jennings of Frankford, Lisa Wheeler of New London, Andrew Jennings of Frankford, Kelly Wise of Springfield and Louis Dieckmann of St. Charles; also 29 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband John Penn Dieckmann of July 30, 2006; son-in-laws Clarence Mathes November 7, 1999 and Douglas Pettey March 1, 2014; daughter-in-law Christine Dieckmann January 20, 2010; grandsons Robert L. Henson Jr. September 8, 1963, Larry Dieckmann September 27, 1997; siblings Mary Williams October 6, 2000, Anna Suttmoller July 24, 2004, Herman Suttmoller January 3, 1984, John Suttmoller July 10, 1992, and Angie Clausner December 2, 2000. Louise was a member of the St. Clement Catholic Church. She spent almost 20 years at Frances Howell School District as a custodian supervisor (1972-1992), worked at many restaurants in Bowling Green for Caroll Hamlett and Velma Chandler and lived over at the High Rise for 16 years. Louise enjoyed playing cards and bingo at the VFW, embroidering and making quilts but most of all she loved spending time with her family. Pallbearers will be John Dieckmann, Cory Dieckmann, Andrew Jennings, Robert W. Henson, Michael J. Henson and Kevin G. Henson. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Mathes, Louis Dieckmann, Steven Dieckmann, Sharon Floyd, John Jennings, Lisa Wheeler, Kelly Wise, Phillip Henson and Thomas Henson. Memorials may be made to the St. Clement Cemetery.
Louise J. Dieckmann, 93, of Bowling Green, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Moore Pike Nursing Home, in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the St. Clement Catholic Church in Bowling... View Obituary & Service Information
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