Friday, March 4th, 2011
Louise G. Dietrich, 96, New Bremen, died at 5:30 a.m. March 3, 2011, at Otterbein of St. Marys.
She was born April 12, 1914, in New Bremen, to Eayre and Emma Zimmerman Haines. On Nov. 16, 1946, she married Ralph H. Dietrich, who died March 29, 2010.
Surviving are a son, Robert (Betty) Dietrich, New Bremen; a daughter, Linda (Mike) Hirschfeld, Cincinnati; five grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Also deceased are a brother, Richard Haines; and a sister, Charlotte Morris.
She was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen and Woodman of the World Camp 149 in New Bremen. She was a 1932 graduate of New Bremen High School. She was employed at Crown Equipment Corporation of New Bremen and the former Dietrich Egg Plant in New Bremen.
Funeral services are 6 p.m. Sunday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial is at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney at a later date.
Calling is 5-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church memorial fund, the Otterbein of St. Marys Benevolent Fund or to the State of the Heart Hospice.