Roger D. Diehl

January 22, 1941 ~ March 4, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Roger Diehl Obituary

Roger D. Diehl, age 83, formerly of Mt. Morris, IL, passed away on March 4, 2024.  He was born in Oregon, IL, to Beulah (Huffman) and Esper Diehl on January 22, 1941.

                Roger grew up working on the family farm and later had a long career working as an Operating Engineer.  He operated heavy equipment until his retirement and was proud to earn his Lifetime Member status.  He was recognized for 50 plus years of service to Local 150.

                Roger attended Mt. Morris High School.  Along with his farming activities, he enjoyed working on classic cars or anything that had an engine.  He liked his toys as well, which included snowmobiles, boats, campers, and his Harley Trike, to name a few.

                Roger was preceded in death by both parents; brothers, Ralph and Darrell Diehl; and sister, Rogene Koch.

                He is survived by sons, Ken (Sheri) Diehl of Oregon, IL, Denny Diehl of Myrtle Beach, SC, Randy (Jennifer) Diehl of Dixon, IL; daughter, Tami (Tim) Flessner of Florence, AZ; sister, Maxine Strohecker of Oregon, IL; six grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and Connie Diehl and family of Springfield, IL.

                A visitation will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024 from 9:30 – 11:00 AM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Dixon.  The funeral will follow `at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Megan Smick officiating.  Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

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