Funeral Services for Alta Diem

Alta R. Diem, 99, of Cross Plains passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. She was born near New Marion on August 19, 1915 the daughter of Emmett and Grace Caster Robinson. She was married to Henry Diem on December 23, 1933 and he preceded her in death on March 27, 1998. Survivors include two sons David (Vicki) Diem of Versailles and Tony (Shirley) Diem of Cross Plains; 7 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one sister Ina Sininger of Hamilton, Ohio. She was also preceded in death by her parents, infant son John, her brother Arza Robinson and her sister Edith Benham. Mrs. Diem was a homemaker and along with her husband owned and operated a dairy farm where they milked jersey cows. Alta was an 80 year member of the St .Paul Lutheran Church at Olean where she participated in the Martha Circle. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 15th at 11am at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Olean with Pastor Curtis Black officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Visitation will be Sunday from 5pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10am until time of services Monday at the church. Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or the Cliff Hill Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

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