Patricia A. Dieker, age 88, of Quincy, died on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on August 22, 1931 in Quincy the daughter of Melvin and Mildred (Padelford) Waldhaus.
She married Paul F. 'Bud' Dieker on December 27, 1950 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on February 25, 2000. Mrs. Dieker worked at the Adams County Recorder of Deeds Office for many years. She later worked at the former Quincy Clinic for more than 20 years.
Pat was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was the last of the 'Dieker Aunts' of her generation. She was a member of the Sunshine Gossip Club. She liked playing card, especially Phase Ten. Pat also enjoyed the holidays, cooking, crafts, gardening and canning.
She is survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: Darla Helmer and her husband Charles of Quincy; Brent Dieker and his wife Sharon of Quincy; Glenda Boyer of Largo, FL and Rich Dieker and his wife Lisa of Oviedo, FL.
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN: Jarad Dieker and his wife Rhiannon; Mindi Sanborn and her husband John; Shannon Steffen and her husband Blaise; and Joshua Dieker.
SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Caralena Dieker; Collins Dieker; Makayla Sanborn; Carter John Sanborn, Brynlee Steffen and Emry Steffen
ONE BROTHER: Frank Waldhaus
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
In addition to her husband, Pat was also preceded in death by her parents, and infant daughter Elizabeth Rose Dieker, and four siblings: Richard Waldhaus, Chuck Waldhaus, Bonnie Marchio and Barbara Doellman.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 9:15 in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 in St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to Blessing Cancer Center or to St. Anthony Catholic Church. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Phil and Jeannie Hildebrand
- We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I’m sure she is playing cards with all the club gals!
- Gina (Marchio) Smith
- I'm so sorry to hear about aunt Pat's passing. Great memories with the Quincy barn and all the wonderful people will never be forgotten. Love you all!
Jeff & Joanne Bergman
- Darla & entire family our thoughts are with you all. RIP