Diekman, Fern Virginia passed away peacefully on November 19, 2009 in Torrance, CA. Fern was born on March 13, 1917 in Elgin, IL. Fern was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. May she rest in eternal peace. Please join her family to honor her life and cherish her memory. Fern is survived by her daughter Diane Long-Diekman, her brother Arthur Brink; three grandchildren Jeff Long, Bryan Long and Jeanette Fischer; as well as one great granddaughter Kera Fischer. Visitation and rosary with family and friends will be held on Monday, November 23, 2009 from 6:30PM - 9:00 PM at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA. Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Fisher Parish in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 11:15 AM with a reception immediately following. She will be laid to rest alongside her late husband, Richard William Diekman, in Elgin, IL.

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  1. Hi Grandma. Thinking about you always. I hope you’re having the time of your life in reuniting with all your loved ones. We miss you. Love Jenny-Ren & Kera

  2. My Dear Friend, I’ll always cherish the many happy times we spent together. It’s been a long journey. Rest in Peace. Love, Miriam

  3. Dear Diane,Jeff,Jenny,and Brian, Our thoughts are with you at this time. Your mother/grandmother is now at peace. Love, Patti & Jenny Petrucci

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