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Monday, June 5th, 2017
Herman Dietz
Herman J. Dietz, 86, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 6:10 P.M. Friday, June 2, 2017, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
He was born November 8, 1930, in Saint Marys, the son of of Louis and Elizabeth (Yahl) Dietz.
He married Eileen Poeppelman on November 8, 1952, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney, and she survives at Otterbein Saint Marys.
He is survived by his children: Ruth (John) Campbell of New Bremen; James (Cindy) Dietz of Neva, Minnesota; Louis (Vicki) Dietz of Saint Marys; Steven (Susan) Dietz of Logan, Ohio; Rosemary (Chip) Felver of Celina; Thomas (Laura) Dietz of St. Jacob, Illinois; Daniel (Kylle) Dietz of Hilliard, Ohio. He is survived by his siblings: Anna Marie Steinke of Saint Marys; Leonard (Velma) Dietz of New Bremen; Lawrence (Karen) Dietz of Indian Lake. He is survived by a half-brother, Allen (Connie) Dietz of Celina. He is survived by 17 grandchildren and by 27 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; by his siblings Blanche Poeppelman; Margaret Overman; Leo Dietz and Theresa Case; by a granddaughter, Suzanne Campbell.
Herman was a 1949 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. He went to work at Goodyear Saint Marys when he was 18, and retired 40 years later. He enjoyed fishing, turtle trapping, watching the OSU Buckeyes, the Reds and the Roughriders.
He had a strong Roman Catholic faith, and was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Saint Marys, and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of FOE 767, Saint Marys.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Saint Marys, the Reverend Barry Stechschulte, celebrant. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, Saint Marys.
Friends may call from 2-6 P.M. Tuesday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, where memorial gifts may be given to either Friends of Holy Rosary School or Otterbein Saint Marys Benevolent Fund.
Condolences may be sent to Herman's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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