Eleanor Grace Diesburg, age 73, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Paxton, IL, died Thursday, January 10, 2013. Mrs. Diesburg was the daughter of the late Milo Frances and Frances Susan Kayser Ryder. She was also preceded in death by two baby sons, and a sister Carol McGrath.
Mrs. Diesburg is survived by her husband of 55 years Kenneth James Diesburg; sons Kevin Diesburg, and Robert Diesburg and his wife Ann all of Paxton, IL; eleven grandchildren Chelsie and her husband Bill, Kendall, Jameson, Ryder, Derek, Sarah, Sean, Deanna, Jennifer, Amanda, and Drew; two great-grandchildren Kaydon and Kyleigh; and sister Shirley Back of New Hampton, IA.
Mrs. Diesburg was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church, the Tennessee Walkers Square Dance Club, and an active member of the St. Clair Center Yoga Class.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at St. Luke Catholic Church in Smyrna. Rev. Tien Thang Tran will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 2:00 until 8:00 PM Monday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro. Memorials may be made to the Mycena Gravis Foundation of America 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor New York, New York 10017 in memory of Mrs. Diesburg.
Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Glen Cemetery in Paxton, IL with Father John Phan officiating. Baier Family Funeral Services of Paxton is assisting the family with the graveside service.
Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com 615-893-5151 or www.baierfuneralservices.com.