May 28, 1941 - October 14, 2021
Dianna Mae Herford, 80, of Wapakoneta, died 10:05 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 28, 1941, in Lima, the daughter of Robert G. & L. Jane (Crist) Reier, who preceded her in death. On June 1, 2001, she married Francis Lee Herford, and he survives. She was previously married to Leroy E. Gibson, and he is deceased. Survivors include, Dianna & Leroy’s daughter, Brenda Lee (Dana) Widmark, Wapakoneta; 2 other children, Debra A. Herford, Huntington, WV, Diane L. Pack, Findlay, OH; grandchildren, Julie (Ron) Leiss, Jennifer (Nick) Herriott, Jeremy (Heidi) Gibson, Amanda (Tim) Brown, Daniel (Aracelly) Makara, Christen Markara, Jamien Pack, Joshua Pack; great grandchildren, Dylan Copeland, Alexceia Gibson, Adalynn Brown, Sofia Herriott, Anthony Gibson, Elijah Leiss, David & Jacob Deyo, Nicolai, Sebastian, & Leonardo Makara; a brother, Robert (Sandy) Reier, St. Marys, OH. In addition to being preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, and her children, Wade Anthony Gibson, Denise Ann Cummins, and Nicole Lynn Comer, she was also preceded in death by a grandson, Ronald Cummins, Jr., a sister, Patricia Watters, a brother, Edward Reier, and her parents. Dianna retired from Crown Equipment, New Bremen. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. She enjoyed bowling, line dancing, cooking, and baking. She especially loved spending time with her family, and caring for her pets, Odie & P.J. Funeral services will be 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta, with Rev. Jedidiah Tritle officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. The family will receive family and friends 2-6 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com. Due to current health concerns, masks are requested.
Dianna Mae Herford, 80, of Wapakoneta, died 10:05 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 28, 1941, in Lima, the daughter of Robert G. & L. Jane (Crist) Reier, who preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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