L. Diane Stapley, 69, of Carey, died at 12:34 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.
She was born May 11, 1939, in Delaware County, to Burley A. and Minerva J. (Hughs) Hesson, and they preceded her in death. She married James H. Stapley July 12, 1963, in Monroe, Mich., and he survives.
Also surviving are three children, C.J. (Jerry) Noon of Carey, Harriet (Lonnie) Eaton of Bowling Green and Burley (Camellia) Stapley of Shelby; two brothers, Luther Hesson of Crawford and Ernest Hesson of Green Bay, Wisc.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cynthia; and one brother, Burley Hesson.
A Mass of Christian burial was Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey officiated by the Rev. J.R. Hadnagy OFM Conv. Interment followed at St. Mary Cemetery in Carey.
Contributions may be made to Wyandot County Humane Society in care of Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey, OH 43316.