Sadie A. Diem, age 87, New London, left this earth to go see the love of her life, Harvey, on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
Sadie was born in the Town of Helvetia on February 13, 1927, daughter of the late Arnold and Elsie (Streulo) Price. On July 28, 1945 she was united in marriage to Harvey Diem. Sadie worked at New London Schools for 30 years as a custodian. She also worked with her husband on the farm as well as other small jobs through the years, including the canning factory and Franklin House. Sadie loved to entertain people, cook, bake and play cards (especially sheepshead).
She is survived by her son, Jim (Diana) Diem; two grandsons, Brian (Joan) Diem and Todd Diem; two great-granddaughters, Jessica Gagne and Anycia Diem; sisters, Alice (Erv) Szewezuga, Doris Krueger and half-sister, Lucille Timm; sisters-in-law, Carol Lehman, Dorothy Schwartz, Eileen Kernen, Brenda Diem; brothers-in-law, Bob (Mary Beth) Diem and Edward Diem. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Harvey, half-sisters, Isiabell Krueger and Helen Kasner and half-brother, Elmer Timm.
Funeral services for Sadie will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, New London with Rev. Marcus Schulz officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Fuhrmann, and the nurse and staff at St. Joseph Residence for their great care of Sadie. Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London is assisting the family with arrangements. www.clinehansonfuneralhomes.com