George Dwight "Deke" Dieckman, age 78, of Hudson passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Pollacek) Dieckman; loving father of Karen Lynn (Eric) Dieckman Clauburg, Darryl Scott Dieckman, Catherine Alys (David Bucy) Dieckman, Jennifer Elaine Cline and Adam Robert (Lindsey Broska) Cline; dear grandfather of Noah, Eric, Maci and Kellen and brother of Beulah (John) Van Haften. Mr. Dieckman served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Diebold Inc. as a process engineer.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to The Community of Saint John, Attn: Paul Mallott, Treasurer, 2295 Weir Drive, Hudson, OH 44236 or to Haven of Rest Ministries 175 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44308. A memorial service will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, March 25, 2017 by The Community of Saint John in the Barlow Community Center, 41 South Oviatt Street, Hudson, OH 44236. Private interment at Markillie Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson, OH (330) 650-4181 www.johnsonromito.com

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