Wayne Dietz, 95, of Kingsland, Texas, died Oct. 17, 2018.
A memorial service at Kingsland Community Church, Kingsland, Texas, was held on Saturday Oct. 24. There will be a graveside memorial at Union Cemetery in Delmar, Iowa, in the spring.
Wayne was born May 3, 1923.
He was a World War II veteran and an Iowa State University graduate with a Master’s Degree in agronomy. He and Isabel Perham were wed on Dec. 23, 1949, at First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa, Iowa, and were happily married for 68 years.
Wayne worked first as a crop production specialist for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and later for the Dubuque County Extension Service in adult education. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and reading.
He is survived by his wife Isabel (Perham); his brother Donald Dietz and four daughters, Christine Dietz, Cindy Dietz, Carol Dietz Nauman (Bob Nauman) and Karen Dietz Landrum (Mark Landrum) and 11 grandchildren.