THE DAILY STAR (Oneonta, NY) Thursday, December 10, 1998.
GREENVILLE, Pa. — Richard Ernst Dietze of Greenville, Pa., and formerly of Oneonta, passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998.
He was born Aug. 8, 1913, in Munich, Germany. He came to the United States to live in Maine in 1954.
He worked as a painter and artist and was a veteran of World War II in which he was a member of the Alpine rescue unit.
He was a humanitarian and very supportive of his church in later years.
Richard Dietze was predeceased by his wife, Matilda, and a daughter, Helen.
He is survived by two sons, Peter of Norwood and Richard of Dumont, N.J.; eight grandchildren, Roger and John Escobar, JoAnn Keefe, Michelle McDoal and Christine, Lori, Christopher and Peter Dietze Jr.; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, at 2:30 p.m. in the Southside Wesleyan Church, 5300 State Highway 23, Oneonta. The Rev. Royal Mattoon, assisted by the Rev. Peter Dietze, will conduct the service.
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