Stanton Lee Diehl, 63, passed away thursday, Aug. 24,1989, in Sandpoint.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28 at the First Lutheran Church in Sandpoint with burial to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Reverend Dennis Hanson of the First Lutheran Church will conduct the services. Friends can call at Coffelt's Moon Chapel on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Stan was born Jan. 26, 1926 in Colville, Wash. the son of James and Minnie Diehl. He lived in Republic, Wash. and moved to Sandpoint in 1934. He graduated from Sandpoint High School in1944. He served with the U.S. Army in the infantry in Germany during World War II.
He attended the University of Montana and on Nov. 29, 1947 he married Betty Ann Nelson in Sandopint. He was co-owner of Diehl Lumber Company in Plains, Mont. until 1958 and moved to Sandpoint. In 1972 where he was a co-owner of P&E Woodworking until 1986. He also was an independent lumber broker.
Stan was a member of Sandpoint Unlimited, the Sandpoint Rotary Club, a founding chairman of Panhandle State Bank, a board member of Lead-Lok, a member of CPOE. No. 1376 and the VFW.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Diehl of Sandpoint; a son, Ted Diehl of Sandpoint; three daughters, Karen of Moscow, Diane, Klammath Falls, Wash., and Lisa of Ventura, Calif., nine grandchildren, a brother, Ed Diehl of Plains, Mont.; and a sister, Romayne Harwood of Plains.
He was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Jonie Diehl in 1982.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, Bonner General Hospital Foundation, Bonner General Hospital Education Fund or the Ronald McDonald House.
Bonner County Daily Bee, Saturday, Aug. 26, 1989