WAKEENEY — Donald Wayne (Don) Dietz, 81, died June 18, 2011 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney.
He was born Oct. 12, 1929 in rural Trego County, the son of Otto Dietz and Anna (Fabrizius) Dietz. On June 2, 1957, he married Lila (Bell) Dietz in Claflin.
Survivors include his wife, Lila Dietz, of the home; two sons, Jeff Dietz and wife Joyce, Newton; and Scott Dietz and wife Jana, Wichita; two brothers, Palmer Dietz, Park City; and Ferd Dietz, WaKeeney; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Van Dietz; and a sister, Nadine Dietz.
Funeral services are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 22 at Schmitt Funeral Home in WaKeeney. Burial will be at the WaKeeney City Cemetery. Friends may visit from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Walk-A-Thon for Health in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to Schmittfuneral.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Schmitt Funeral Home*
336 N. 12th
WaKeeney, Ks. 67672
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 21, 2011