At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.
Muskegon Big Red Athletic Foundation, c/o Muskegon High School
80 W Southern Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
Life Story / Obituary
Ms. Emily Jane Diederichsen, age 95, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016. She was born in Portland, Indiana on April 25, 1921 to Vaughn & Emily (Spade) Stanton. Ms. Diederichsen had been employed as a Office Manager for Dr. John & Dr. James Nolen for over 35 years & Dr. Kinzinger for 12 years until retiring. Emily was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Central United Methodist Church's Isabella Thoburn Circle & life member of the Muskegon Woman's Club. Emily was an avid football fan and parade lover who only missed one Memorial Day parade.
Son, Larry (Marilyn) Diederichsen of Norton Shores; daughter, Janet (Tom) Schillaci of Norton Shores; grandchildren, Steven (Robin) Schillaci, Todd (Barbara) Diederichsen, Tom Schillaci Jr., Lori (Joseph) vonWahlde, Pam (Erik) Springer-Johnson, Leanne Bamberg; 10 great grandchildren; close cousins, James Valentine & Suzie Arnold. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Thursday, June 2, 2016, 1:00 pm and visitation one hour prior to the service at the Clock Chapel - Muskegon with Rev. Mark Miller officiating. Interment in Green Park Cemetery, Portland IN. MEMORIAL: Muskegon Big Red Athletic Foundation.