BULVERDE, Texas --Francis "Butch" D. Diller, 62, Bulverde, Texas, died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at his home.
He was born April 2, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Francis G. and Helen (Mathers) Diller. He was raised in Marshalltown and graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1956. He served with the Army and was stationed in Germany. He married Dianne Lee on Feb. 1, 1963, in Marshalltown. They moved to the Brainerd area. They were later divorced. He was retired from Airmotive Aviation of San Antonio and a longtime member of American Legion Post 511.
Survivors include his father, Francis, Marshalltown; a son, Dennis; a grandchild, of Brainerd; two sisters, Arvilla Arnold and Hazel Klair, both of Marshalltown; his former wife, Dianne Rogers, Jenkins; and a foster brother, Terry Ruddick, Plano, Texas.
His mother and grandparents died earlier.
Services were recently conducted in Texas and in Marshalltown. Burial will be in Marshalltown on May 20.
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