Virgil Diecker

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Virgil W. Diecker, 92, of Freeburg, IL, born February 20, 1931, in St. Libory, IL, died Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at Mar-Ka Nursing Home, Mascoutah, IL.

Mr. Diecker was a member of St. Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL, and a member of the St. Libory American Legion. Virgil was a United States Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Ann, nee Mundy, Diecker; his parents, Theodore and Mary, nee Behrns, Diecker; six brothers, Joseph, Hugo, Art, Theodore, Anthony, and Eugene Diecker; and a sister, Helen Green.

Surviving are four children, Cynthia (Sherlain) Westerman, Ralph (Teresa) Diecker, Linda (Jay) Krieg, and Henry (Josue) Diecker; four grandchildren, Jerrod Linder, Erik Westerman, Amanda Diecker, and Adam Westerman; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion of St. Libory. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  Memorial services will be held at a later date.


1 Comment on Virgil Diecker

Eve and Jerry Yaekel said : Guest Report Dec 10, 2023 at 9:52 AM

So very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. What a great Life he had, though, and these past years we know he was well taken care of - special thanks to you, Linda - hope all the wonderful memories of your Dad give you comfort in the coming days - Love to you all - Eve & Jerry

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