Gaynelle Dietrich

Gaynelle “Susan” Rexrode Dietrich, age 90, of Boca Raton, Florida, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 23, 2018.

Born July 9, 1927, in Cass, she was a daughter of the late Lon and Ethel Rexrode.

She married Conrad Dietrich March 27, 1982, who preceded her in death April 15, 2007.

Gay enjoyed traveling with her husband and especially spending the summers in Massenutten, Virginia. She also loved playing bridge, reading books and spending time with family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters Lucille Stewart and Freda Myers; brother James “Punk” Rexrode; sister-in-law, Beth Rexrode; and brother-in-law, Allen Stewart.

She is survived by her sons, Brad Van Stone, and wife, Janine, Bob Van Stone, and wife, Toni, and Ron Van Stone, and wife, Joan; daughter Robin Coleman; grandchildren Jennifer Coleman, Max and Sam Van Stone, Jacob Van Stone, Bobby Van Stone, Amy Lopez and husband, Rod, and David Knisley and Shannon; four great-grandchildren; niece Debra Lambey; step-daughter Katherine Tafuri, and husband, John, and their children, Lauren and Andrew Tafuri; step-son Chuck Dietrich, and wife, Amy, and their daughters-and-sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Sean Handerhan and Tara and Eric Martinez; as well as three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Friday, April 6, 1 p.m. in Wade Family Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Habilitation Center, Manufac- turing Services, 22313 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton, FL, 33433.

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