Mark E. Diller


First Posted: 11/3/2007

COLUMBUS GROVE

Mark E. Diller, 43, died Nov. 1, 2007, at his residence, following a sudden illness.

He was born June 17, 1964, in Bluffton to Dean and Alice Baer Diller, who survive in Columbus Grove. On Dec. 23, 1989, he married Karen Lee, who survives in Columbus Grove.

Mr. Diller worked at Tower Industries, Bluffton, and was a farmer and auctioneer. He was a member of Pandora Missionary Church, Pandora. He was a 4-H adviser. He was a 1982 graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School, attended Fort Wayne Bible College, Fort Wayne, Ind., and was a graduate of Agricultural Technical Institute, Wooster. He loved to sing and make people laugh. He loved his family.

Survivors also include three sons, Ross Diller, Ryan Diller and Addison Diller, all at home; a daughter, Makenna Diller, at home; and six siblings, Dwight (Karen) Diller, of Riley, Kan., Paula Diller Lehman, of St. Paul, Minn., and Kent (Tammy) Diller, Connie (Kent) Arthur, Jeff (Alisa) Diller and Diane (Ed) Basinger, all of Pandora.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Pandora Missionary Church, Pandora. The Rev. Robert G. Wood will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Bluffton.

Memorial contributions may be made to his children's education fund at First National Bank, Pandora.