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 Reuben Henry Dietz, II

Reuben Henry Dietz, II

Birth
Pawnee, Pawnee County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 27 Dec 1997 (aged 63)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 6-8-C-3
Memorial ID 124818 · View Source
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Son of Reuben Dietz and Ella Mullin

Husband of Donna Rae Wegner and Pauline M. Clark

Reuben Henry Dietz, age 63, died Saturday, December 27, 1997 in Salt Lake City of Cardio-Myopathy.

He was born April 2, 1934 to Reuben Henry and Ella Mullin Dietz in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He graduated from Pawnee High School in 1952 and Oklahoma A and M (now Oklahoma State University) in 1956 majoring in wildlife conservation.

Reuben married Donna Rae Wegner in June 1943 and divorced in September 1962. He married Pauline M. Clark May 1, 1963 in Farmington, Utah. Together they raised 10 children.

Diring his professional career he worked for the Utah Fish and Game Department managing waterfowl management areas, namely Public Shooting Grounds, Locomotive Springs, Salt Creek, Farmington Bay and Timpie Springs. He also managed the Bear River Club Company, a private duck club west of Brigham City. Reuben was property manager of the old Brigham City Intermountain Indian School for Brigham City and ended his 40 years of working for Utah Division of wildlife Resources (Utah Fish and Game Dept.) managing waterfowl on six management areas in central Utah and acquiring wetland property for the state and the Central Utah Project Utah Lake Wetland Preserves.

He loved gardening, duck hunting and golf, and in his younger years was active in the Lions Club, being a charter member of the Hooper Lion Club. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, where he served the past three years on the Board of Trustees.

He is survived by his wife and children, Jan Clark Hunter (Ted), Reuben H. Dietz III (Karen), Marshall M. Clark (Paula), Tony Dietz, Nancy Clark Dunn (Jim), Julie Dietz Field (Kevin), Craig Dietz (Beverly), Peter Clark (Donna) and Dominique Dietz Sanders (Mitch); 25 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, (Steven Dietz; his parents and a brother.

A viewing will be held at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North main, Bountiful, Monday night, December 29, from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday morning at first United Methodist Church, 2nd East and 2nd South, Salt Lake City, from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Internment at the Kaysville Cemetery.

Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: December 29, 1997


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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 124818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Henry Dietz, II (2 Apr 1934–27 Dec 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 124818, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .