Donald E. Diedrich, 62 of Edinburg, IL died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 12:42pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 6, 1949 in Edinburg. He was the son of Noble and Gloria (Lederbrand) Diedrich. He married Sallie Seaton on June 22, 1968 in Taylorville, IL. He was a barber. He loved animals and blues music and enjoyed playing the guitar and harmonica.

He is survived by his wife; Sallie, his son; Andre (Bethany) Diedrich of Betterdorf, IA, his daughters; Christina Diedrich of Springfield, IL, and Desaree O’Hara of Gulf Port, MS, his grandchildren; Dova, Robbie Anne, Zachary, and Elena Juliette, his sister; Emily (John) Lain of Auxvasse, MO, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, son Joshaben Diedrich, and his brother Henry Pele.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. There will be a dinner following the graveside service at the Edinburg Community Building. Please bring your musical instruments for a jam session after dinner. Everyone is invited to attend.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at

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