Carolyn Reubenking, 78

Carolyn Alice Reubenking, 78, Red Oak, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at the Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Neb.
Carolyn was born Jan. 6, 1944, in Red Oak, the daughter of Stevens and Lenora Alice (Asman) Diehl. She grew up in Hawthorne, Villisca, and Red Oak, graduating from Red Oak High School in 1962.
She worked for the egg plant in Malvern and the Thos. D. Murphy Co. in Red Oak before moving to the Los Angeles, Calif. area. She lived in California for 25 plus years before moving back to Red Oak in 2003. While in California, Carolyn worked for several printing companies as a pressman. Carolyn was a member of Faith Community Church. Her hobbies included card making, doing puzzles, wood carving, and poetry. She was very creative.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, John Reubenking; brothers, Wayne, Scott, Elwin, and Gilbert Diehl; and sister, Mildred Connell.
Survivors include her son, Rodney Diehl and wife Heidi of Russellville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; nieces, Connie McCormick and husband Joe of Red Oak; Cheryle Wall of Henderson; Carmen Link of Red Oak; and Susan Brown and husband Steve of Henderson; nephew: Wendell Ossman and wife Deb of Henderson; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Emerson Cemetery. Visitation with the family will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Red Oak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association.
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.


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