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Obituaries

Obituaries

Glenn F. Dieker 1943 - 2010 Lawrence

Mass of Christian Burial for Glenn F. Dieker, 67, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with the Rev. Mick Mulvany officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Dieker died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 18, 1943, in Iola, the son of Clarence C. and Marie A. Frisch Dieker. He graduated from Westphalia High School in 1961.
Mr. Dieker later attended Fort Scott Community College, Emporia State University and Kansas University. He owned and operated Dieker Oil and Gateway Auto Service in Lawrence for many years. Mr. Dieker was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf and bridge.
He married Erma L. Rolf on Sept. 6, 1962. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Scott and wife Angela, Lawrence, and Steve and wife Kim, Clinton; a daughter, Ronda Dieker and husband Terry Kirk, Berryton; a brother, Jerry and wife Loretta, Olathe; a sister, Dorothy Rolf and husband Carl, Emporia; and five grandchildren, D.J., Delaney, Madeline, Kody and Stanton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Matthew Wolever.
Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, where the family will receive friends following the rosary.
The family suggests memorials to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association, or the Douglas County 4-H Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.