Dorine Diehl Williams, age 93, died March 31, 2011
Tennessee. There will be a memorial service in
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Dorine was born January 13, 1918, in Carbondale, Illinois
to Christian H. and Jennie (Deichmann) Diehl. She spent her early years
in the Effingham, Illinois area and
graduated from the
Urbana-Champaign in 1938. On May 27, 1939 she was united in marriage in
Nashville, Tennessee to John Curtis Williams, and he preceded her in
death in 1969. They raised
their family in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Dorine volunteered in the community and taught English and Social
Studies at Park Ridge
for Girls in the 1960s. In
1974 she moved to Longboat Key, Florida
and in 2001 to Nashville.
Dorine was happy, fun-loving, socially active and
an avid bridge player. She
traveled extensively and loved reading but not housework. She will be
greatly missed and long remembered.
She is survived by her three children, son John C.
"Jack" Williams of Nashville and
daughters Jill (John) Bishop of Annandale, Minnesota and Jean Williams
of Visalia, California;
five grandchildren, Sara Aubitz, Hannah Page, Shannon Bishop, Michelle
Williams, and Jefferson Bishop; and seven great-grandchildren. She is
preceded in death by her parents, Christian and Jennie Diehl; and
Memorials are preferred to Salvation Army.