Mae Dietrich

May 27, 1922 - January 31, 2018
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Mae Elizabeth Dietrich, age 95 of Traverse City, previously from Livonia, died January 31, 2018.

She was born on May 27, 1922 in Dexter, Missouri to Steven and Stella (Crow) Smith.

Mae graduated from Pershing High School in Detroit in January of 1941. She married Wilbur Frank Dietrich on August 20, 1943.

She was a bookkeeper for many years with Delta Engineering.

Mae enjoyed cleaning her house, reading, sewing, needlework but most of all, she treasured spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Mae is survived by her children; Donna Mae (Spencer E.) Ross and Dennis Frank Dietrich and grandchildren; Amanda Mae (Thomas E. Jr.) Godward, Devin Leigh (Joseph) Smitherman and Chelsea Lauren Dietrich; great-grandson; Silas Spencer Smitherman.

Mae is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbur Dietrich; siblings; Myrtle Pauline Johnson, Marvin Eugene Smith, Nellie Shields, Harold Smith, Jewell Smith, David Smith and Georgia Krisfalusi.

Chapel services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, February 9, 2018 at Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park.

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