Paul Dietiker, Jr.
Submitted by Edgar on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 1:39pm
Paul Dietiker, Jr., of Whitney, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Graveside services were held Thursday, Oct. 17, at Whitney Memorial Park, with Reverend Joe Bob Boyd officiating Dietiker was born on April 6, 1934, in Clifton, to the late Paul Henry and Sybil (Findley) Dietiker. He grew up in Clifton and graduated from Clifton High School with the assisted guidance of his Aunt Eda. On Sept. 20, 1952, he married Geneva Fulton and she preceded him in death on Nov. 26, 2001. Cooking, woodworking, and music were hobbies he enjoyed. He built houses as well as maintaining other structures. Having served his country in the National Guard, Paul was a member of the Whitney American Legion #522. Preceding him in death were his grandson, Timothy Wilson; great-granddaughter, Emily Rose Heath; a brother, Eugene Dietiker and a sister, Elizabeth Grimland. Survivors include his children, Cathy Winters, Glenn Dietiker, Connie Heath and husband, Preston, Cindy Fisher and Ricky Dietiker, all of Whitney; brother, Danny Dietiker of Clifton; two sisters, Helen Conrad and Linda Hamm, both of Arlington; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1700 Lake Success Dr., Waco, TX 76710 or to the charity of one’s choice Arrangements by Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors in Whitney.
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