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Lavern John Dietz

July 7, 2028 — May 19, 2015

De Soto - Lavern John Dietz, 86, of De Soto, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with his loving family by his side. Lavern was born July 7, 1928 in De Soto to Charles Edward and Ida Anna (Dahmer) Dietz. They preceded him in death. He married his first wife, Patricia Sue Jackson on March 7, 1959. She preceded him in death in 1994. He remarried Vivian Rose (Norman) Janello on November 9, 2001. She survives and is of Christopher. Lavern is survived by his son, Randall (Sheryl) Dietz of De Soto; daughter, Pamela (Terry) Gibbs of Lake of Egypt; two sisters, Mary (Bob) Bridges and Wanda Busby; two grandchildren, Tyler and Ashley Dietz; sister-in-law, Brenda Jackson of De Soto; brother-in-law, Jim Omohundro of De Soto; step-son, Gary (Anna) Janello of Christopher; step-daughter, Dianne Janello (William G. Fuller) of Marion; step-grandchildren, Janell Troutt (fianc��, David Sims) of Christopher, Frank (Lori) Janello of Normal, Garett (Rachael) Janello of Mulkeytown; step great-grandchildren, Jenna, Brett, Jacob and Carter Janello; and several nieces and nephews. He was a Farmer until 1987, when he retired. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Hurst and a member of AARP. A Memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2015, at Meredith Funeral Home of Carbondale with Pastor Greg Parker officiating. Family and friends may visit from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to Indian Hill Cemetery Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Service:



7:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015



Meredith Funeral Home Carbondale, Illinois







Visitation:



5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015



Meredith Funeral Home Carbondale, Illinois



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