|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1917|
|Death: ||May 12, 2009|
June 17, 1917-May 12, 2009
Alexander "Alex" Dieterle, 91, of Greeley died Tuesday, May 12, at Centennial Health Care Center.
He was born June 17, 1917, in Ault to David Dieterle and Katherine (Rink) Dieterle.
He grew up in the Greeley area. After education he farmed between Brighton and Fort Lupton. He married Rachel Romig on Nov. 11, 1937, in Ault.
Alex was in the masonry business for 35 years. He retired and they moved to Carson City, Nev., where they owned and operated the Plaza Motel for 10 years. They sold the motel and moved to Vallejo, Calif., for five years and returned to Colorado, living in Windsor. They moved to Greeley in 2001. Rachel died April 27, 2003.
Alex was a devout Christian. He was a devoted member of Greeley Baptist Temple even before the church was built, when church services were held in a tent. He served as a deacon and treasurer of the church.
Family time was very important to him. He was very friendly and could strike up a conversation with about anyone.
He was very close to his wife and they enjoyed 65 years of marriage together.
Alex is survived by his son, Bob Dieterle of Windsor; sisters, Dorothy Heinz of Denver, Betty Kramer and Goldie (Art) Glover, both of Greeley, and June Heinz of Ohio; and a brother, Reuben (LaVaun) Dieterle of Greeley; six grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Doug, in 2005; a great-great grandson Kaden; three sisters, Katie, Lily and Helen; and a brother Henry.
Visitation: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Stoddard Funeral Home.
Funeral services: 2:30 p.m. Monday at Stoddard Funeral Home.
Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634. An online memorial is at www.mem.com.
Dave Dieterle (1891 - 1983)
Katherine Elizabeth Rink Dieterle (1894 - 1980)
Rachel Romig Dieterle (1919 - 2003)*
Douglas Alexander Dieterle (1938 - 2005)*
Lillian Dieterle (____ - 1927)*
Infant Dieterle (____ - 1933)*
Katie Rusch (1913 - 2002)*
Alexander Dieterle (1917 - 2009)
John Henry Dieterle (1919 - 1996)*
Anna Marie Dieterle Lindeburg (1921 - 1984)*
Betty Lee Dieterle Kramer (1928 - 2014)*
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Created by: Debbie Hill
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38378480