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LUCILLE C. DIETZ, 90, of Harbor Crest Home, Fulton, IL, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at the nursing home.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Rev. Edie Lenz, pastor of First Reformed Church in Fulton officiating. A visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery in Clinton, IA. A memorial has been established to Harbor Crest Home.

Lucille was born December 11, 1926, in Clinton, IA, to Walter K. and Elfrieda (Martensen) Biermann. She was a 1944 graduate of Clinton High School. Lucille married Robert H. Dietz on April 11, 1948 in Clinton; he preceded her in death on March 30, 1974. She was a homemaker. Early in their marriage, Lucille and Robert farmed in the rural Clinton, IA area. She then was employed by Bob's Certified Groceries in Fulton. Most recently she had worked at Johnnie's Tap, also in Fulton. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton. Lucille enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, crocheting and reading. She was an avid Cubs Fan.

Survivors include two daughters, Trish (Dave) Shear and Kathy (Rod) Hamm, both of Fulton; two sons, John (Mary Joe Dykstra) Dietz of Clinton and Mike Dietz of Fulton; ten grandchildren, Robbie Dietz, Jamie Dietz, Amie (Kurt) Miller, Mandie Dietz, Tim Dietz, Amber Turner, Liz (Glenn) Hager, Ashley (Wes) Johnson, Zach Hamm, Alex Hamm; eight great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Haas of Morrison, IL; one brother, Gene (Gloria) Biermann of Clinton; one daughter-in-law, Judy Dietz of Decatur, IL; one son-in-law, Bob Turner of Fulton; on sister-in-law, Mrs. Carol Biermann of New Jersey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; one daughter, Barb Turner; two sons, Thomas Allen Dietz and Robert J. Dietz; three brothers, Walter K. Biermann Jr., Richard A. Biermann and Robert F. Biermann.

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Published on  March 14, 2017
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