Obituary of Patrick Dietz
Patrick James Jerome Dietz was born on November 7, 1958 in Sleepy Eye, MN to Clarence Joseph and Georgeen (Fischer) Dietz. He grew up in Sleepy Eye and graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in 1977. He served in the United States Army in Germany from 1979-1982. When he returned from the Army he attended 2 years of trade school. Pat was a Fire Arms Instructor for Izaak Walton League. Pat married Faye Kronback on April 25, 1987 in Sleepy Eye. Pat worked construction helping build Christensen Feed Mill, painted for Miesen's and worked at Detox in New Ulm. He was a member of the DAV, Legion Riders, Patriot Riders, past president of Izaak Walton League and the Legion and life member of the NRA. Pat ran the corn stand for the Legion for many years and currently was a Disabled Vet. He was an avid gun enthusiast and like riding motorcycles.
He is survived by his wife, Faye of Sleepy Eye, mother, Georgeen Dietz of Lakefield, parents-in-law, Vernon and Ruth Kronback of Lamberton, son, Joshua Dietz of North Mankato, step son, Bradley Kronback (special friend Amy) of Fergus Falls, MN, siblings, Doug (Linda) Dietz of Spicer, Alan (Lori) Dietz of Spicer, Barb (Mike) Macho of Sleepy Eye, Kathy (Steve) Condon of Lakefield, David Dietz (special friend, Maria David) of Spicer, Gary (Melinda) Dietz of Florence, OR. Pat was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Dietz.