Dorothy Dieker, 86, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Golden Heights in Garnett.
She was born July 20, 1926, to Omer and Frances (Schulte) Schillig in Westphalia.
She married Wilfred Clement Dieker April 30, 1946, in Westphalia. He died April 1, 1989.
She graduated from Westphalia High School with the Class of 1944.
She taught in a country school in the Westphalia area for two years.
She was a member of St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, the Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and EHU. She was the church organist for many years at St. Teresa Catholic Church and taught CCD.
She enjoyed gardening, ceramics, crocheting and caring for her grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Larry Dieker, Westphalia, Donald Dieker, Salina, Father James Dieker, Liberal, and Michael Dieker and wife, HaeGyung, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; daughters, Susan Hellmer and husband, Jerome, Salina, Janet Huss and husband, Bernie, Lawrence, Sandra Lammers and husband, Dan, Kirksville, Mo., Mary Adamy and husband, Randy, Birmingham, Ala., and Anita Wirth and husband, Tom, Lincoln; one brother, Clarence Schillig and wife, Shirley, Westphalia; two sisters, Jean Goodwin and husband, Preston, Lee’s Summit, and Sharon Miller and husband, Willis, Garnett; 22 grandchildren, Traci Crothers, Jill Ahlers, Ryan Hellmer, Sam Huss, Andrea McCrate, Matt Huss, Daniel Lammers, Suzanne Beck, Rachel Adamy, Kelsey Adamy, Carmen Dieker, Coleen Dieker, Adam Dieker, Leah Dieker, Adeline Huskey, Andrew Huskey, Archibald Huskey, Emma Huskey, Aaron Huskey, Catherine Huskey, Elizabeth Huskey and Albus Huskey; and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded by her parents; and infant great-granddaughter.
o Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Westphalia.
Burial will follow at the St. Teresa Cemetery.
A wake service will be at 7 p.m. Friday evening at St. Teresa Church with visitation to follow.
Memorials are suggested to St. Teresa Catholic Church or Pontifical College Josephinum Seminary.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.