Erwin Henry Dieterich
9/16/1936 - 1/23/2019
Dieterich, 82, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
will be 1:00 pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran
Church in Bellmead with Pastor Larry Krueger officiating. Visitation
will follow the services in the family center until 3:00 pm.
Erwin was born
September 16, 1936 in Riesel, Texas to Walter Christian and Frieda
Louise (Boeche) Dietrich. He attended Trinity Lutheran School in
Riesel and was a 1955 graduate of Riesel High School. He served in
the U. S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959. Erwin married Peggy Vicha in
October of 1962. He worked several jobs in the Waco area and retired
from L-3 Communications in 2012 after 24 years of service. He was a
member of St. Paul Lutheran Church for over 50 years.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; his brothers, Wesley Dieterich, Louis H.
Dieterich and Charles H. Dieterich; and a sister, Darlene Dieterich
his wife of 56 years, Peggy Dieterich; his daughter, Sondra Shaeffer;
his granddaughter, Erin Shaeffer; his sisters, Deanna Hooper of
Houston, TX, and Delores Martin of Waco, TX; his brother, Gene
Dieterich and wife, Sallie of Rowlett, TX; his sisters-in-law, Arlene
Dieterich of Waco, TX, Janie Lehrmann and Jerome of Axtell, TX and
Diana Kuehl Kubitza and Fred of Elk, TX; his brother-in-law, Jerry
Vicha and Leslie of Axtell, TX; several nieces and nephews; and a
wonderful friend, Debbie Camire.
The family would
like to express a special thank you to the staff and doctors at Texas
Oncology, The Atrium of Bellmead and Bluebonnet Hospice for all their
care and support.
Memorials may be
made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1301 Hogan Ln., Waco, TX 76705.