George H. Dietrich


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George Hartman Dietrich, 69, of 300 Fearnot Road, Sacramento, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at his home.

He was born on July 25, 1944 in Hubley Twp., a son of the late W. Walter and Mary E. (Hartman) Dietrich.

He was a 1962 graduate of Tri-Valley High School and served in the US Army from August of 1962 to August of 1965.

He was a repairman for Mayer and Kehler; where he worked for 32 years.

He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento.

He was also a member of American Legion Post 575, Valley View, VFW Post 2387, Valley View, the Valley View Gun Club, a member and former president of the Sacramento Fire Company, and a member of the Erdman Sportsman's Association.

George was very active with the Valley View Legion Baseball team and in the past had played on local dart and pool teams.

He was preceded in death a brother, Walter H. Dietrich, and two sisters, Dorothy M. Dietrich and Mary K. Dietrich.

He is also survived by a daughter, Tammy Oman and her husband Adam; a grandson, Kirk Rissinger; a granddaughter, Kali Oman; four sisters, Esther S. Garrett, Ruth E. Koppenhaver, Pauline E. Klinger, and Marion A. Bowman; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Saturday, Aug. 24. Burial was made in St. Paul's Cemetery, Sacramento.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 2300 Main St., Sacramento, PA 17968

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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