Ruth M. Dietz

December 11, 1926 - September 21, 2019

Ruth Dietz, age 92, of New Prague, died peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Mala Strana Rehabilitation Center in New Prague. Ruth was born on December 11, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Leo and Marie (Babineau) DeLisle.  Ruth graduated from Catholic high school in Minneapolis.   She met Alvin M. Dietz at the Prom Center and they later married in Minneapolis on May 14, 1960.  In addition to raising her family in New Prague, Ruth also worked at Hendrick's chick hatchery, Cedar Lake Farm, bookkeeper for Rademacher Photography, and seamstress for Valley Fair.  Ruth was an avid seamstress, and enjoyed world traveling.  She met monthly with her home extension group for 50+ years.  She was active in Le Sueur County 4H.  Ruth loved playing cards, knitting, cross stitch, and quilting.  She and Alvin enjoyed dancing in their earlier years.

Ruth is survived by her son, Peter (Carol) Dietz of New Prague; daughter, Theresa McDaniel (Bruce Peltonen) of Belle Plaine; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents and brother Robert.

A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 12:00 noon with Fr. Eugene Theisen officiating at Bruzek Funeral Home.  Visitation will take place from 10 AM – noon.  Burial will occur at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery.


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Mike Sirek
7 months ago

I just saw the obituary today in the NP Times, Carol. Our deepest sympathies to Peter and you. We have you in our thoughts and prayers

Sandy Eaton
8 months ago

Deepest sympathies….

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