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Obituary of Diane King Fikes
Diane King Fikes, 78, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018. She was born in Herkimer August 10, 1939, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Clara Moore King, was a graduate of Ilion High School and was united in marriage with Richard Fikes on May 12, 1978 at the Church of the Annunciation.
Diane was employed as a computer operator with Abeloves Laundry and with Associated Textile and Rental Services prior to her retiring in 1996. She was a member of the Church of The Annunciation, Ilion, the Herkimer American Legion Auxiliary and a former member of the Catholic Daughters.
Diane is survived by her husband Richard, a daughter Patti and her husband Stephen of Oriskany, her sister Barbara Kiefl of Ilion. She is also survived by her nephews and nieces, Todd and Kathryn Remis, Deborah and Richard Schoff, Shawn Remis, Pamela Listovitch and Katherine and Jason Long, several great nieces and nephews and a special close friend Maryleigh Filipiczuk and her family. She was predeceased by her sister and brother in law Carolyn and James Remis and her brother in law Roger Kiefl.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12:00 noon from the Church of Annunciation, Ilion with Rev. Paul Catina officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer. Friends may call from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St. Ilion.
To leave an online condolence and light a candle please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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