Earl R. Diener, 88, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Sun City Center, FL, beloved husband for 63 years of Minerva; dear father of Ronald (Cheryl); proud grandfather of Barry (Stacy), and Justin; great-grandfather of Gabrielle, and Avery. Born July 26, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY, he died Wednesday, Sept. 1 , at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield. Mr. Diener served in the Marine Corps for three years during World War II in Guam and Guadalcanal. While living in Florida, he volunteered with the Medical Emergency Squad and among other things, drove an ambulance while volunteering. He was always helping people whenever he could. Private interment, Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Cancer Society , 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Ste. #100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.