Ronald Roy Diesslin Sr., father of Ronald R (Maureen) Diesslin Jr., Cynthia Ann Wagers, and Diana Ruth Combes, passed away peacefully on December 30th 2022 at the age of 87. Survived by loving companion Minnie Mehuron; sister Shirley McClain; ex-wife Emalu Diesslin; Five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Preceded in death by father Carl Edward Diesslin, mother Dorothy Keim Diesslin, brother Carl F Diesslin, and sister Dorothy Miller.
Ron was employed for 34 years at C.J.Krehbiel Company, and was involved with the Amalgamated Printers Association, New Thought Unity Center, and Friends of the Observatory. He was a proud Army Veteran, and was a longtime volunteer at the VA Hospital Medical Center.
He enjoyed frequenting Frisch’s Mainliner in Fairfax. Early in life, he enjoyed working flea markets and printing on his old letter press with his close friend Dan Lay. Also using his press, he stamped many hundreds of personalized leather key chains, which he frequently gave away as gifts to everyone he met.
In his last five years, he enjoyed his time with the other residents and the exceptionally caring staff of SEM Haven in Milford Ohio and of Queen City Hospice. His family sincerely thanks all who contributed to his care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday January 23rd 2023 at New Thought Unity Center, 1401 East McMillan, Cincinnati Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to SEM Haven Care Center, 225 Cleveland Ave., Milford OH 45150.