Dietz, Walter

Funeral service for Walter Dietz
Walter Dietz was born at home on his parent’s farm near Forestburg, Ab. Feb. 2, 1929 and passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on May 5, 2015. A funeral service was held May 11, 2015.
Walter was one of 12 children born to Fred and Katerina and grew up working hard on the farm, went to school in Galahad and attended Vermilion School of Agriculture, followed by obtaining his B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Alberta.
He worked in various capacities for the Department of Agriculture serving the many communities he lived in including town councillor, Church boards, initiator of the Coronation Fair, Boy Scouts leader, Vermilion band, and Masonic member.
He is survived by his wife, Doreen of 58 years and their children: Leslie, Elaine (Grant Kuefler) and Myron (Lisa Gieg), four grandchildren; brothers Alfred, Herb and Arnold and sisters, Emelia, Edna and Evelyn. He was predeceased by parents, an infant son, brother Henry and sisters, Bertha, Mary, Maggie and Lydia.

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