Harry Israel Dietrick Jr.

Harry Israel dietrick, 80, of Eagle Point passed away May 14, 2009 after a long battle with Parkinson’s.
Born in Yreka, CA on Jan. 19th, 1929 he was schooled in Jacksonville and Ruch, OR, and graduated high school in Dunsmuir, CA. In 1967 he moved back to Oregon, where he resided for the past 42 years.
He served in the Korean War, and in 1954 married Margaret McNeil of Junction City, CA. Harry worked as an equipment operator, truck driver, timber faller, millworker- whatever he had to do to raise his family.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; their daughter, Jenith and her children, Jeff and Sarah, and their father Neil; daughter Myra, her husband, Brian and their sons Blake and Tyler; daughter Karen, her husband Ray and daughter Cara; sister, Elsie Pratt and husband Ray ,of Eugene, OR; sister-in-law Mary; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brother Lorne, and parents Harry and Hilda Dietrick.
A memorial service will be held at the Eagle Point National Cemetery Friday, May 22, at 1:00 p.m. A gathering will follow at the Ashpole Center in Eagle Point.

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