Fred W. Dietz, age 95 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Highland, IL.
He was born November 23, 1918, in Marine, IL, the son of Henry and Mabel (nee Moriarty) Dietz.
On November 16, 1940, he married Eunice Henrietta Ahring who passed away on Saturday, June 05, 2010.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a member of Helvetia Sharpshooters Soc..
Fred was born on a farm North of Marine and had lived South of Marine most of his life. He graduated Marine Grade School. In the early 1940’s he purchased the current family farm, and raised grain and hogs most all of his life. Even in his retirement he would visit the farm every day, it was his total life. For over 50 years he and his wife went dancing every Saturday night. He enjoyed his grandchildren very much.
Survivors include :
Son – Russell A. (Shirley) Dietz, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Diane C. Dietz, Springfield, IL
Grandchild – John F. (Donita) Dietz, Marine, IL
Grandchild – Joseph A. (Girl Friend Meghan Hunsche) Dietz, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Hannah M. Cunningham, Marine, IL
Great Grandchild – Adisyn M. Cunningham, Marine, IL
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Henry Dietz
Mother – Mabel — Dietz nee Moriarty
Wife – Eunice Henrietta Dietz nee Ahring died 6/5/2010
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Deacon David S. Bohnenstiehl officiating.
Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Countryside Homes Nursing Center; Marine Volunteer Fire Dept.; or St. Paul School Educational Foundation.