Mark Dietrich(1956 - 2013)

Dietrich, Mark W., Sr.

Mark W. Dietrich, Sr., 56, of Sheboygan, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center.

Mark was born on July 11, 1956 in Sheboygan a son of Donald and Janice (Morken) Dietrich. He attended schools in Sheboygan and graduated from LTC with a degree in Auto Body Repair. On September 21, 1985 he was united in marriage to Christine Reimer at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Mark worked for various businesses in Sheboygan and owned and operated Tappers Bar and Grill. Mark had a passion for riding his motorcycle and snowmobile. He also enjoyed fishing and spending time at his cottage. Mark was fun loving, outgoing, a great family man and a wonderful father, great husband, brother and brother-in-law.

Mark is survived by his wife, Christine; his sons, William (Sara) Dietrich , Brandon Dietrich (fiancée, Cassandra Lawrence) and Mark Dietrich II (special friend, Brittany), all of Sheboygan; his father, Donald Dietrich of Sheboygan; his brother, Larry (Jane) Dietrich of Sheboygan Falls; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Michael (Judy) Reimer, Michelle (Peter) Sjollema, Susan (Tom) Burgin and Kurt Reimer, all of Sheboygan; his nieces and nephews, Tori (Nate) Schonemann of Sheboygan Falls, Daniel (Jamie) Dietrich, Melissa Sjollema (fiancé, Steve Chronis) and Jessica Reimer (fiancé Jeremy Senkbeil), all of Sheboygan, Angela Sjollema of Columbus, Ohio, Christopher (Jacqueline) Burgin of Howards Grove, Scott (Jamie) Burgin of Vail, Arizona, Edward Barden of Newton, and Michael Reimer, Jr. of Milwaukee; and his great nephews, Ian and Niko He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Kim and Jacqueline Barden.

A memorial service for Mark will be held 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 29 at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home with Rev. Gregory Whelton officiating. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home, 1535 S. 12th St. on Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service at 4:30 p.m.

Memorials in Mark's name are appreciated.

Mark's family would like to extend a sincere and heartfelt thank you to the staff of the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and to Sheboygan Memorial Oncology along with Dr. Kumar and Debbie Grey, RN, for their care and dedication.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Published in Sheboygan Press on Jan. 27, 2013