Born: January 15, 1971 - Deceased: November 29, 2022
Renee J. Dietz, nee DeFrates, 51, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, January 15, 1971, in Belleville, IL, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Renee was always the life of the party, and spent her life entertaining her family and countless others with her sense of humor and singing talent. Singing was an important part of her life, and she shared her gift over the years by singing in church and school choirs, at countless weddings and funerals, in bands, and eventually training her beloved daughter, Chloe, who has blossomed into a wonderful singer herself. She loved spending time with family, whether it was making her nieces and nephews laugh around the table on holidays, pulling pranks on her sisters, or putting together Halloween costumes for Brian and Chloe every year.
Renee was the Director of Procurement for Compu-type in Belleville, IL for 29 years.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Parents: Irvin B. and Frances J., nee Brown, DeFrates
- Mother-in-law: Judith Dietz
Surviving are her:
- Husband: Brian D. Dietz of Belleville, IL
- Daughter: Chloe Dietz of Belleville, IL
- Lissa (Dave) Hollenbeck of Belleville, IL
- Lanna (Brent) Boyles of Belleville, IL
- Stacey (Mark) Henke of Belleville, IL
- Father-in-law: Dan Dietz of Mascoutah, IL
- Nieces and nephews
- Blake Hollenbeck
- Blair Hollenbeck
- Jay Boyles
- Kally (Richard) de Bruijne
- Drew Boyles
- Cole Henke
- Derek Henke
- Many cousins.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Chloe’s Education Fund c/o Brian Dietz.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 am, Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.