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Stanley N. Diedrich

Obituary for Stanley N. Diedrich

May 7, 1923 - April 6, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 94

Loving Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather


Stanley N. Diedrich, age 94 of McHenry passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018, at his home. He was born in Volo, IL on May 7, 1923, the son of Jacob and Barbara (Brown) Diedrich. On Jun 22, 1946, he married the love of his life Dorothy Freund at St. John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg.
Stanley was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, McHenry. He also stayed involved enjoying his membership of multiple local organizations including, The American Legion, VFW, and Forrester's. Stanley also found passion in his hobbies, fishing, woodworking, and playing cards with friends. He especially loved his Chicago Cubs. Above all, Stanley always had a smile on his face and a kind word to share. He loved his family and the time he spent with them. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Stanley is survived by his son, Andrew (Sandra) Diedrich; Grandchildren, Misty (Charles) Kurth, Scott (Lisa) Diedrich, Shaun (Jacque) Diedrich; Great-grandchildren, Hailey, Hannah, Savannah, and Maximus; and sister, Barbara (Jim) Miller.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy Diedrich; and siblings, George, Rosina, Alfred, Anna, John, and Joe.
The visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 9:30 until time of prayer at 10:30 A.M. Mass will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Church starting at 11:00A.M. , 1401 N. Richmond Rd. McHenry, IL 60050. Interment will follow mass at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
If desired memorial donations can be made in Stanley's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Road Ste. 100 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105
  • American Cancer Society
    1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 100
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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