Gregory J. “Gregg” Dietz, 79, a resident of Davenport, died Thursday, February 24, 2022 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Davenport. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Toronto, Iowa. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Our Lady of Victory Foundation. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gregg was born August 24, 1942 in Davenport, the son of Floyd and Evelyn (Callahan) Dietz. On December 30, 1961 he married Marcia DeClerck.
Gregg worked for Iowa American Water Company for 33 years, retiring in 1999. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman, enjoyed traveling in their motorhome, and watching NASCAR and John Wayne movies. Gregg always liked to be busy and was always willing to help people. He was a proud Grandpa, cherishing his time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife of over 60 years, Marcia; daughters, Tracey (Chris) Carlson of Mosinee, Wisconsin and Jen (Jon) Jones of Eldridge; grandchildren, Jake (Sunny) Carlson, Jessika (Josh Koosmann) Carlson, Katie (Derrick Kopf) Dietz, Jordan Jones, Camryn Jones, and Chris (Kristie) Lorenzen; great-grandchildren, Parker Carlson and Sawyer Koosmann; and a brother, Gary C. (Bonnie) Dietz of Melbourne, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeff; grandsons, Joshua and Joey Dietz, and Johnny Lorenzen; great-grandson, Tucker Koosmann.