Leslie Robert Deibert
June 21, 1928 – November 14, 2018
Leslie Robert Deibert, 90, passed away November 14, 2018 in Spokane. He was born June 21, 1928, in Herreid, SD.
Leslie graduated from Herreid High School in 1946 and graduated from South Dakota State University in 1951. He moved to Seattle and began a 40-year career as an engineer with Boeing.
Les married Viola Goodale on June 14, 1954. He was a long-time member of Magnolia Presbyterian Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Konrad and Ella Deibert; wife Viola Deibert; sons Timothy Deibert and Alan Deibert; grandson Robert Deibert and sister Arlene Walls.
He is survived by daughter Sharon Nighswonger (Dave) and son Steven Deibert (Jeanne) and five grandchildren, Dana and Samantha Nighswonger; Steven, Adele, and Ze Hua Deibert; sisters Maxine Knittel, Lyla Jesser, and brother Jerry Deibert (Violet); as well as many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held on January 20, 2019, at Magnolia Presbyterian Church, 3:00 PM.
Memorials may be sent to Magnolia Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 3051 28th Ave. W., Seattle, 98199.