Nola Diemel of Eden was honored for her 80th birthday with a family gathering at Harley & Bucks Restaurant at Wolf Creek.
She was born in Ogden on Dec. 17, 1933, to Walter and Della Moyes. Her sister and brother are Rosalie and Kent Hurd, and Doug Moyes. She graduated from Weber High School in 1952 and worked at Amalgamated Sugar Co., Hill Air Force Base and Defense Depot Ogden. She moved to California and worked at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, retiring in 1984. She and her husband, John Diemel, later moved to Eden.
A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she has served in the Relief Society as president, Junior Sunday School coordinator, Primary and Young Women's organizations. She was a ward organist and music director. She and her husband served in the Ogden Temple.
Music has been a large part of her life. She has accompanied many soloists and choruses. She sang in the Depot Chorus, the Sweet Adelines of Vergudo Hills and the Chordettes of Ogden Valley. She enjoys reading, sewing quilts, travel, and spending time with her family and friends. They spend part of their winters at their home in Harrisburg Estates, visiting with friends.
Her children and their spouses are Peggi and Gary Nielsen, Brett and Trisha Simpson, and John Diemel. Her grandchildren are Casey Nielsen, Dustin Nielsen, Sylver Simpson, Danielle Simpson, Tanner Simpson, Savannah Simpson, Quade Simpson, Zachary Diemel and Kyle Diemel. She has seven great-grandchildren.