Obituary of Stephen Oliver Dietrich
DIETRICH: Peacefully at Jessica’s House Residential Hospice, Exeter, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Stephen Oliver Dietrich of Dashwood, age 91. Beloved husband of the late Josephine Martina (Eugelink) Dietrich (2018). Loved father and father-in-law of Alice Dietrich and Paul Curwen of Hamilton, Irene and Rob Tait of Exeter, Dennis and Jackie Dietrich of RR 3, Dashwood, Rosanne and Jamie Tomes of Nairn, the late Pauline Dietrich (1982) and the late Anthony Dietrich (1969). Cherished Opa of James and William Curwen, Adam, Charlie, Martina and Hannah Tait, Kristie (Jordan Hansen), Sara and Emma Dietrich, Owen and Gracie Tomes. Dear brother-in-law of Annie Giesen of London, Hein and Greet Eugelink, Mientje Lukassen, Jan and Jannie Eugelink and Marietje Eugelink all of the Netherlands. Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Noah and Christina (Foster) Dietrich, siblings and sibling-in-laws Benny and Mary Dietrich, Anna (Sister Dominica) Dietrich, Eugene and Mary Dietrich, Louis Dietrich, Rita (Sister Rita) Dietrich, Mary Dietrich, Hubert and Joan Dietrich, Martina and Joe Glavin, Bertha and Wim Zweers, Dinie and Jos Kobesen, Ted Giesen, Wim Eugelink, Harry Eugelink and Tony Lukassen. The Dietrich Family will receive Friends and Family who wish to pay their respects for a Drive-By Visitation at the Family Farm, 70692 Bronson Line, Dashwood, on Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 2 to 5 p.m. A Private Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Mount Carmel, on Monday, May 24, 2021, with Interment at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. Steve was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, a proud member of the Church Choir and served 39 years as Secretary of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Cemetery Board. He was also on the Board for the Ontario White Bean Association. Steve was a lifelong farmer and an avid gardener who generously shared his harvest with his community of friends and neighbours. If desired, memorial donations (payable directly to the charity) to South Huron Hospital Foundation or Jessica’s House Residential Hospice would be appreciated by the family.