Henry Franklin Dieckmann, age 92 of Keyesport, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
Mr. Dieckmann was born on January 18, 1924, in Keyesport, a son of Henry C. and Cleo (Cole) Dieckmann. He married Annabel Sparlin in St. Louis on April 17, 1943, and worked as a farmer and a plumber.
Mr. Dieckmann is survived by his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, and great great great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annabel on May 8, 2012; his parents, Henry and Cleo Dieckmann; and 2 sisters – Waneta Schwierjohn and husband Alphonse and Dorothy Oneta Isaak and husband Paul.
A Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle with Deacon John Hempen, officiating. Interment will follow at McKendree Chapel Cemetery in Keyesport. Visitation will be held at Zieren Funeral Home on Friday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Dieckmann are suggested to the Salvation Army, Keyesport United Methodist Church, Hospice of Southern Illinois, or to the charity of the donor’s choice and they will be accepted at Zieren Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent at www.zierenfuneralhome.com.