Published 4/28/03 in The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware)
F. Marion Dietrich Age 83 of Bear, DE, and formerly of Chester, SC died on Saturday, April 26, 2003 in Christiana Hospital in Newark.
Mr. Dietrich was a manager of production for Borden Food Company for 39 years. Mr. Dietrich was also an active member of Delaware City Senior Group, Newark Senior Center, American Legion and Salem United Methodist Church. He enjoyed spending time near the water, fishing and boating with his loving family and grandchildren.
Mr. Dietrich is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Dolores Ann (Ellis) Dietrich. He is also survived by his children, Pamela J. Nordeen of Davenport, IA and Robert F. Dietrich of Wilmington; 4 grandchildren, Wendy, Christie, Noel and Michael; and 3 great-grandchildren, Whitney, Autumn and Heidi.
The funeral service will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 at SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOME, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE where friends may call after 9 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 W. 10th Street, Ste. 209, Wilmington, DE 19801.