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Thomas J. Dietz, Sr.

August 17, 1935 — January 18, 2024

Iota

IOTA~ It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Thomas J. Dietz Sr. on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 88 years old. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Iota. Burial will follow in the Iota City Cemetery with Rev. Johnny Fontenot officiating. 

       Thomas was born on August 17, 1935, in Iota to William and Mary Miller Dietz, who preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Iota High School and a veteran of the United States Navy. Thomas had a deep passion for fishing, hunting, and gardening; however, he also took pleasure in cooking and making wine. Above all else, spending time with his family brought him immeasurable joy. Thomas will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing and loving him especially his wife of sixty-two years, Anna Mae Dietz of Iota; his son, Thomas J. Dietz Jr. and wife, Mary of Iota; daughters, Jennifer Ann Aube of Slidell, Margaret “ Angie” Noe and husband, Jerry of Iota, and Leah Michelle Bertrand of Iota; seven grandchildren, Chasity Bush, Peyton Aube, Lacey Dietz, Alyssa Dietz, Erik Richardson, Jacob Dietz, and Jack Dietz; six great-grandchildren, Jaci Lyons, Ty Bush, Gunner Doucet, Kylan Gaspard, Kenzie Scarborough, and Kaden Floyd; as well as extended family and friends.

      He is preceded in death by his son, David Paul Dietz; his parents; granddaughter, Melissa Scarborough; and his eight siblings.

      Visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Iota on Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 9:00 am until time of services.

      We invite you to leave memories and upload photos to the memorial page to honor Thomas’s life at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com. Your love and support are greatly appreciated during this difficult time.

      Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard Street, (337)779.3083 is in charge of arrangements.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 20, 2024

9:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ardoin's Funeral Home ~Iota

840 Howard St, Iota, LA 70543

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 20, 2024

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Ardoin's Funeral Home Chapel ~ Iota

840 Howard St, Iota, LA 70543

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Burial

Saturday, January 20, 2024

2:45 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Iota City Cemetery

Apple Rd, LA 70543

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