Alvena (Deines) Dietz, 94, WaKeeney, died Monday, April 18, 2019, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

She was born Jan. 25, 1922, in rural Trego County to John George and Eva Margaret Maier.

She married Solomon “Solly” Dietz on Aug. 17, 1941, in WaKeeney. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 2004. She co-managed the grain elevator with her husband.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Dietz, WaKeeney and Raydene Dietz, Estes Park, Colo.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

There will be no vigil.

Memorials are suggested to Big Creek Golf Course in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at