Paula "Jane" Dietrich, age 80, passed away at home on January 10, 2019, with family at her side. She was born on June 13, 1938 in Quincy, the daughter of Paul J. and Mary L. (Brink) Maguire. Jane married John A. Dietrich (who survives her) on July 14, 1956 in St. Boniface Catholic Church. Jane and John spent 62 wonderful years together. In their younger years, they bowled in a couple's league, played golf, and enjoyed camping. They would get together with friends and play cards and go out to eat. Jane belonged to a sewing group called the "The Happy Hookers" for many years. She greatly enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren. Jane was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by all.
In addition to her husband, Jane is survived by her children Terri (John) Hanlin, Bill (Barb) Dietrich, Laurie (Tim) Liggett, Carol (Ricky) Wingerter, Kevin (Denise) Dietrich, and Susie (Dave) Cegas. She is also survived by her grandchildren Niki (Tim) Scheiter, Matt (Kristen) Hanlin, Stacy (Mike) Hanlin, Erin (Kemmi) Williams, Megan (Tyler) Crawford, Connor (Dusty) Dietrich, Spencer Dietrich, Parker Dietrich, Kyle (Courtney) Liggett, Kurtis (Jacquelyn) Liggett, Kelsey (Nathan) Jackson, Amanda Slayden, Brandon (Hannah) Dietrich, Seth (Lilah) Dietrich, Sean Dietrich, Toby Dietrich, Austin (Hope) Cegas, Cassidy Cegas, Madison Cegas, Paige Cegas, 21 great-grandchildren, and 1 great, great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister Rosemary (Max) Hardy, sister-in-law Rosalie Maguire, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Christine in infancy, both parents, her brother John H. Maguire, and her father and mother-in-law, Alois and Wilfrieda (Ehrhardt) Dietrich.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:30 in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 AM in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Blessing Hospice.
- Jill Arnold Blickhan
- John and family,
Hugs and prayers for all of you. I have wonderful childhood memories of times spent at your home and ours!