Bert D. Dietrich, 62
Bert D. Dietrich, 62, of Fond du Lac passed away unexpectedly at his
home on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1948, in Grafton, N.D., the son of Henry and
Minnie (Thom) Dietrich. Bert served in the U. S. Army from 1968 to
1970, serving one tour of duty in Vietnam. On May 17, 1980, he
married Karen Anheier at Peace Lutheran Church in Saukville.
Bert worked for the village of Saukville from 1971 to 1993 as
superintendent of public works, then for the village of Algoma in
1993 and 1994 and then again in Saukville in 1995. He then worked
for Hayes Brake until retiring in 2002. He was an active member of
Divine Savior Lutheran Church in North Fond du Lac and the Saukville
VFW Post. Bert enjoyed working with his John Deer tractor, doing
yard work, gardening and mowing the church lawn.
Survivors include his wife, Karen; his son, Kert (Jennifer) of
Neenah; his daughter, Keri (Christopher) of Grafton; his
stepdaughter, Melissa Prunty of Lomira; his grandchildren, Sam,
Elizabeth, Rachel, Keely, Keegan, Kelson, Hannah, Garrett, Mallory,
Gwendalinn and Tessa; his brother, Duane (Clarice) of East Grand
Forks, Minn.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Friday April 29, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Divine
Savior Lutheran Church, 1081 Prospect Ave., North Fond du Lac, and on
Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon also at the church.
Services will be held on Saturday, April 30, at noon at Divine Savior
Lutheran Church, North Fond du Lac. The Rev. Al Bramstadt will
officiate and burial will follow in Estabrook Cemetery, Fond du Lac,
with military rites at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to Divine Savior
Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.
Twohig Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, is serving the family with online
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