Dale J. Dietrich, age 81, of Ramsey died May 27, 2012 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 P.M. Friday, June 1st at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Strike Cemetery.
Dale Julius Dietrich was born March 31, 1931 in Little Falls to Herman and Leona (Fisher) Dietrich. The family moved to Minneapolis where he was raised. Dale served in the Marine Corps from 1951 1953. On December 15, 1961 he married Alice Ditschler. They made their home in Wayzata, later in Columbia Heights and then in 1969 they moved to Ramsey. Dale was employed as an industrial painter for several years. His wife, Alice, died on January 17, 2010. About a year ago Dale moved to GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge.
Dale loved old cars, especially Lincolns. He enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing and food, especially pie and ice cream. He was always busy and was working on something.