Maria J. Deibert

Maria J. Deibert, age 51, of Highland, passed away Monday, August 3 at St. Luke’s Hospital West in Chesterfield, MO. Funeral services for 51 year old Maria J. Deibert will be Tuesday, August 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the HACSM Food Pantry, VFW Auxiliary, St. Jacob American Legion Auxiliary, or the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary.

She was born January 14, 1964, in Highland, IL, the daughter of John “Tom” T. and LaGreta A. (nee Lease) Steinmann.

On October 07, 1995, she married John Daniel Deibert who survives .

She was a member of The Catholic Faith; St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary, Highland, IL; VFW Auxiliary Post #5694, Highland, IL, (Life Member); American Legion Auxiliary Post #665, St. Jacob, IL, (Life Member).

Maria was born in Highland. She moved to Plainville, IL until 2nd grade and returned to Highland. She graduated from Highland High School in 1982. She worked at St. Joseph Hospital as a Nurses Aid and later worked in medical records. She had worked in Dr. Diaz office in the Billing Dept. and at Clean Uniform. She was very active with her son’s Scouting activities and the Highland Hockey Club. Maria coordinated the VFW Easter Egg Hunt for many years. She enjoyed gardening, yard working, feeding/watching hummingbirds and scrapbooking.

Survivors include:
Husband – John D. Deibert, Highland, IL
Son – Jeremy S. Goebel, Highland, IL
Daughter – Jennifer M. Morstain, Alton, IL
Son – Daniel T. Deibert, Highland, IL
Sister – Michell A. (Tom) Rakers, Jamestown, IL
Brother – Timothy J. (Kathy) Steinmann Sr., Highland, IL
Brother – Thomas E. (Jane) Steinmann, Highland, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – John “Tom” Thomas Steinmann died 10/01/2007
Mother – LaGreta A.. Steinmann nee Lease died 9/17/2012
Special Aunt – Loretta “Jeanie” Lease

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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