AMerican Veteran 11

Brad A. Dietrich

January 3, 1959 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Brad Dietrich Obituary

Brad A. Dietrich, 65, of Lykens, passed away Tuesday afternoon January 23, 2024 at his home.

Born in Lykens, January 3, 1959, a son of the late Harold "Unc" and Marilyn Shadle Dietrich. Brad was a 1976 graduate of the former Lykens Christian School.

Brad was a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Veteran serving 32 years from 1986-2018, where he was deployed to the Desert Shield/Desert Storm, 1990-1991, and the Iraq War, 2003-2004 and 2009-2010. Brad was a retired mechanic working at the Ft. Indiantown Gap with the Combat Maintenance Shop.

He was a member of the Gratz VFW, Williamstown American Legion, Short Mountain Gun Club, and was a life member of the Wiconisco Fire Company.  He was also a member and past master of the Ashlar Lodge #570 F&AM, Lykens.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Tina Kohler Dietrich, 2013.

Surviving are his two daughters, Tara Potter and Wendy Dietrich (Jennifer), both of Lykens; a sister, Patti Ulsh (Dan), Wiconisco; two granddaughters he adored, Jaclyn and Joanna Potter; three nieces, Rebecca Doran (Matt), Rachel Matter (Jarred) and Hannah Ulsh; a great nephew, Jonah Matter. Brad is also survived by his mother-in-law, Joan Kohler, Lykens.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 29, 2024 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home Inc., Tower City with Pastor Annette Shutt officiating. Visitation will be from 10-11 at the chapel. Burial with military honors provided by the Gratz VFW will be in the Calvary United Methodist Cemetery, Wiconisco. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow at the Wiconisco Fire Company.

In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Gratz VFW, 424 Specktown Road, Gratz, PA 17048.

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January 29, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
644 East Grand Avenue
Tower City, PA 17980

Funeral Service
January 29, 2024

11:00 AM
Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
644 East Grand Avenue
Tower City, PA 17980


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