Eleanor Diehl Birthday
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Nov. 3, 2012, in celebration of her 90th birthday.
Please come wish Eleanor a happy birthday between 2-4 p.m. at Abbey Station, 3031 5th Ave.,Rock Island. No gifts, please.
Eleanor was born Nov. 5, 1922, in Chicago, the daughter of Frank and Emma Lenc, and moved to
Silvis with her family at the age of two. She is a 1940 graduate of East Moline High School, after which she attended Moline Business College and worked as a comptometer operator in the payroll department at IHEast Moline. She married Robert A. Diehl, Moline, on June 27, 1943, and they were married for almost 65 years.
Eleanor was a stay-at-home mom until the age of 50, at which time she embarked upon a 15-year real estate career with Mel Foster Company. She enjoyed indoor league tennis until age 70 and today continues to enjoy playing bridge several times monthly.
Her children are Linda Roman (Rick), San Rafael, Calif.; Ray (Edwina), Crown Point, Ind.; and Rob
(Stephanie), Littleton, Colo. She is dearly loved by her six grandchildren, Douglas (Cynthia), Brittney (Dan),Geoffrey, Eric, Matthew and Heather and is affectionately know as "GG Ma" by her four great-grandchildren, Natalie, Emilee, Robyn and Jake.