Margaret Pamela Dietz, of Elmhurst, passed away on June 7, 2023 at the age of 85. Born in London, England, to Gladys and Cyril Fletcher, she moved to the United States in 1964, a country of which she was proud to be a citizen. She married Thomas Dietz on January 6, 1968. They welcomed their son Theodore in 1972 and daughter Catherine “Katy” in 1978. Margaret was a huge futbol fan and especially loved the London Arsenal team. Her family was the joy of her life, yet her grandson Thomas was the light of her life. Her love of children was exemplified by her 25 years of dedicated service at the YMCA daycare center.
Beloved wife of Thomas for over 55 years; Loving mother of Theodore Gregor (Diane) Dietz and Catherine Ann Dietz; grandmother to her grandson Thomas Gregor Dietz. Preceded in death by her parents, and her infant son William.
Visitation will be on Saturday June 17, from 8 a.m. until prayer at 10 a.m. at Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home, 435 N. York Street, Elmhurst, with a 11 a.m. Mass at Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Elmhurst, with a burial immediately following at Mt Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org)