An­nette Louise (Bech­tel) Diener, 83, of Boy­er­town

The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

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.Mor­rel­lFuner­

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