Diane Norma Greckel
Diane Norma Greckel
  • February 1, 1951 - October 21, 2017
  • Coppell, Texas

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Diane Norma Greckel passed away on October 21, 2017 at her home in Coppell, TX after fighting a three year long battle with cancer. She was born on February 1, 1951 in West Point, Nebraska to Loren and Norma Pagels.

Diane was an educator in Coppell ISD at Valley Ranch Elementary for 16 years where she received the award of Teacher of the Year in 2007. She made a difference in the lives of many children and co-workers. Diane was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church where her devout faith was evident in her daily life. She enjoyed watching the Texas Rangers, baking with her family and watching movies on the Hallmark Channel.

On May 26, 1973, she married the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Greckel and enjoyed 44 wonderful years together. Diane is also survived by her three beautiful daughters, Melissa Davis, husband Mitchell, Angie Arthur, husband John and Amy Coffey, husband Sean and six wonderful grandchildren who loved her dearly. She is also survived by her mother, Norma Pagels, three sisters-Nancy Reppert, Susan Molina and Barb Poppe and many nieces and nephews. Diane was preceded in death by her father, Loren Pagels and her brother, Lynn Pagels.

The visitation will be at Rolling Oaks Funeral Home in Coppell, TX from 6:00-8:00 on October 27, 2017. The memorial service will be at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00A.M. Lunch will be served after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.