Annette Louise (Bechtel) Diener, 83, of Boyertown
Annette Louise (Bechtel) Diener, 83, of Boyertown, widow of Henry C. Diener and Peter Stepsie, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Anna (Hildenbrand) and Paul Bechtel.
She graduated from Pottstown High School in 1952. After high school she began working at Mrs. Smith’s Pies in the office, then for Bell Telephone as an operator and lastly, she worked for 27 years at Collinson Inc. Highway Construction in the office, retiring in 2002. In her youth she attended Grace Lutheran Church in Pottstown. She traveled most of the United States and loved going to Phillies games and NASCAR races with her son and she also enjoyed going to the US Open Tennis in NY with her daughter. Louise loved watching most sports on TV and old classic movies. She loved her family and was a good friend to all she knew.
Surviving are one son, Steve Stepsie, partner of Brenda Pritchard of Boyertown; one daughter, Lisa Keller of Bechtelsville and her partner Edward Reitz; companion Barry West of Whitehall; granddaughter Allison Stepsie, partner of Chris Jones of Maryland; Step-daughter, Jean (Diener) Stavrou and husband Steve of NC; four step-grandsons, Jason Berkey, Keith Berkey, Ryan Stavrou and Craig Stavrou; one great-grandson Riley Stephen Jones; two sister-in-laws, Phyliss Bechtel of Hamburg and Patricia Diener of Pottstown; one niece, several nephews and cousins.
According to her wishes there will be no viewing and services will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made in her memory to Boyertown Area Multi-Service, 301 West Spring Street, Boyertown, PA 19512.
Arrangements are by the Morrell Funeral Home Inc., (www.MorrellFuneralHome.com).