Daniel “Danny” Dietz, was born on May 5, 1952 in Denver, CO. During his early years he proudly served in the United States Army, during the Vietnam War.
Danny passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at home, surrounded by loving family and friends in Arvada, CO.
He is Survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law, a brother and four sisters, an aunt and uncle, plus many nieces and nephews.
Proceeded in death by his father Leo Dietz, mother Barbara Dietz, two brothers Bob and Michael Dietz,
As many know you could always count on Danny, he was a kind and loving person. After retirement Danny prided himself on teaching people about what he experienced during the war. Danny also was able to go on fishing and camping trips early on in retirement.
Danny was a founding member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1071. He was a very active member from the conception until his death. Danny was dedicated to make it a wonderful organization it is today, they started with 12 members and now have 190 members.
Danny was an avid fisherman, if it was a nice day out he would be at the lake. When Danny’s health was worsening it was never a question if he could go fishing or not, he went! During the last years he went on many fishing trips that were some of the best yet!