Williamsburg- James Eugene Dietze was born April 10, 1940 in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of William Dean & Louine Rose (Schwab) Dietze. On March 30, 1960 Jim was united in marriage to Jane Ann Wade at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Williamsburg. He worked for Metro Paver's in Iowa City for 30 years, retiring in 2004. After retiring he started his own trucking and backhoe business. He was a life long resident of Williamsburg. Jim was a member of St Paul United Methodist Church in Williamsburg. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching westerns and anything to do with his grandchildren. Jim died on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at his home in Williamsburg at the age of 78 years.
He is survived by his wife Jane of Williamsburg; a son Larry (Kelley) Dietze of Omaha; four grandchildren Shaun (Nicole) Dietze, Jesse (Jenny) Dietze all of Marengo, Sarah (Joe Johnson) Dietze of Pella and Jacen Dietze of Omaha; numerous great grandchildren; two sisters Kay (Levi) Williams of Williamsburg and Carol Ann (Chet) Ballard of North English; a sister-in-law Sherry Dietze of Marengo; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his parents; two great grandchildren Thomas Dean Dietze and Janella Dietze; two brothers Gerald Dietze & Ronald Dietze; and a sister-in-law Cheryl Dietze.
Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 am on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Pastor Louie Gallo will officiate. Burial will be in Piersol Cemetery, near North English. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-5 pm at Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A general memorial fund has been established. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com
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Sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He will be missed by his family & friends. Our sincere sympathy to Jane & family.
Judy & John Lillis
My thoughts & prayers are with your family, Jane, at this difficult time. Remember the good times with Jim to help get you through the sorrow!
Diane Kleinmeyer Stevens
So sorry, Jane. Sending lots of love & hugs.
So very sorry for your loss, Janie.
So sorry for your loss, Jane. May God bring you comfort and peace at this sorrowful time.
Love, Jan Bringmann
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