LoRee G. (Popp) Dietz, 90, Hays, formerly of Russell, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Via Christi Village in Hays.
She was born March 24, 1928, in Barton County to William and Olinda (Schwartzkopf) Popp. She graduated from Hoisington High School and attended Fort Hays State University, obtaining a teaching degree.
She married Elroy Dietz on Sept. 10, 1950, in Russell. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years, of the home; a son, Martin Dietz, Russell; a daughter, Melinda Olson, Russell; three sisters, Delores Hanhardt, La Crosse, and Theresa Dietz and Shirley Maier, both of Great Bend; four grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Dietz.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church; private burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Family will be present to greet friends from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. There is no visitation. Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church or Russell Regional Hospital in care of mortuary.