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Terrance R. Dietrich

March 21, 1945 June 10, 2011
Terrance R. Dietrich
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Loving Husband, Cherished Dad, Grandpa & Uncle

Pecatonica - Terrance R. "Terry" Dietrich, 66, of Rockford, died Friday, June 10, 2011, in Rockford Memorial Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 21, 1945, in Rockford, the son of Lloyd C. and Berdina D. (Moore) Dietrich. Graduated from Winnebago High School in 1964 and then served as a medic in the U.S. Army from July 18, 1966 to December 18, 1968. Terry married the love of his life, Sandra Stahl on September 29, 1972, in Rockford. He was a senior operator at the Winnebago County Highway Department for 38 years. Terry was a member of the American Legion, Post 197, Pecatonica. He enjoyed farming, milking, bowling, fishing, and was a true Chicago Bears and Cubs fan.

Terry dearly loved being with family and will be greatly missed by his wife, Sandy, of Pecatonica; son, Steve (Michelle) Dietrich of Rockton; daughter, Stephanie (Leroy Camp, Jr.) Dietrich of Winnebago; grandchildren; Tyler and Samantha Dietrich; brothers, Tim Dietrich and Gary Dietrich; sisters, Patsy (Joe) Bortoli, JoAnn (John) King, Linda (Larry) Lingel, Vicki (Mike) Naill, Kathy (Joe) Rajevich, Pam Olivieri, Cindy Williams and Mary Dietrich; mother-in-law, Mary Jane Stahl; sisters-in-law, Pam Stahl, Sharon (Ed) Oliver, and Cindy (Brad Seago) Hawkinson; brother-in-law, Gene (Juanita) Stahl; numerous nieces and nephews; grand-dogs, Payton, Dawson and Izzy. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers, Michael, Larry and Lloyd Dietrich; sister, Joyce Dietrich; father-in-law, Gerald Stahl; and brother-in-law, Dennis Hawkinson.

Terry's family thanks the nursing staff on A3 at Rockford Memorial Hospital and VNA Hospice for their care and compassion.

Funeral Information

Service is at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with the Rev. Rick Neblock, pastor of Winnebago United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial in Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery, Pecatonica. Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in the funeral home.


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