Dorothy E. Dietz, 91 years, of Hicksville, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Dorothy was born August 18, 1929 in Scipio Township, Indiana, the daughter of the late Otho and Dolores (Hissong) Gustin. She was a 1950 graduate of Harlan High School in Harlan, Indiana. On September 17, 1950, Dorothy was united in marriage to Paul Dietz and he survives. She was a stay-at-home wife and mother and spent her years caring for her family. Dorothy was a member of the First Church of Christ in Hicksville. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, painting, ceramics, reading, and square dancing. Dorothy also volunteered for the American Red Cross for over 25 years.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Paul Dietz of Hicksville; two sons, Jack (Dianne) Dietz and Dave (Becky) Dietz both of Hicksville; two daughters, Kim Dietz of Churubusco, Indiana and Dawn Finzer of Hicksville; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Cy (Norma) Gustin of Harlan; two sisters, Ione (Glen) Gorrell of Hicksville and Virginia Good of Warsaw, Indiana. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, David Finzer; brother, Robert Gustin; brother-in-law, Ernest Good and great-grandchild, Aries Steinman.
Public graveside services will be held for Dorothy E. Dietz on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in Six Corners Cemetery with Pastor Jerold Tear officiating. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the family asks those attending the service to wear masks and observe social distancing. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 706 North Main Street, Hicksville.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the First Church of Christ, 118 North Main Street Hicksville, Ohio 43526 or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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