Fredrick W. Diebert

Frederick W. Diebert, 89, of Millbury, Ohio, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023. He was born to Arthur and Almeta (Hagemeyer) Diebert, one of eight children, on January 31, 1933, in Toledo, Ohio. He was a graduate of Waite High School, in Toledo and a veteran of the Korean War. Fred married Imogene (McElwee) in Angola, Indiana on May 22, 1951 and she preceded him in death on December 29, 2010.
Fred was a boilermaker working out of the Boilermakers Hall in Lima Ohio for many years until his retirement. He had started his career at the American Shipbuilding Company, in Toledo. He enjoyed helping others and was always there to give a hand; he had a knack for fixing anything. Fred also enjoyed working in his yard.
Fred is survived by his sons, Frederick Diebert, Kenneth (Margie) Diebert, James Braddock, Edward (Deborah) Braddock, Michael (Nancy) Braddock and David (Jennifer) Braddock, sister, Linda Tanner, and many grand and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, John, Walter and Denny, and sisters, Sylvia, Mildred, and Nancy.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 12, 2023, in the funeral home with burial following in the Clay Township Cemetery, Genoa. Memorial contributions may be directed to any Veterans service organizations or to the Donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared at


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