In memory of
Dennis J. Diedrick
Dennis J. Diedrick Born: October 22, 1954; in Elgin, IL Died: April 12, 2017; in Janesville, WI Dennis J. Diedrick, 62, of Garden Prairie passed away suddenly, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Janesville, WI. He was born Oct. 22, 1954 in Elgin the son of Fredrick and Betty (Backhaus) Diedrick. Dennis was a member of the 1972 Class of Huntley High School. He farmed with his parents for many years and then worked as an LP driver for Northern FS. He had also worked for a time for the Huntley Park District and helped out at Harp Farms. Dennis loved fixing antique tractors, attending farm auctions, lawn and garden work and could always be counted on to help a friend. Surviving are his mother, Betty; a brother, Gordon (Sheila) Diedrick; two nieces, Michele (Gary) Harp, and Angela (Tom) Fennessy; three great nephews, Trent, and Trever Harp, and Connor Fennessy. He was preceded in death by his father, Fritz in 2001. The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at St. John United Church of Christ, 11821 E. Grant Hwy. (US Rt. 20) in Hampshire. Burial will follow in the Harmony Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service on Tuesday at the church from 10:00am to 12:00 Noon. Memorial contributions in Dennis' name may be directed to St. John U.C.C. or to Zion Lutheran Church of Marengo. The James A. O'Connor Funeral Home in Huntley is assisting the family. Info (847)669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com
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