Ann Rose Dietz, 86

Ann Rose Dietz, 86, of Wayzata, formerly of Elk River, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2012 surrounded by family at Hennepin County Medical Center.

Ann Rose is survived by her husband of 64 years, George, and children John (Jayne) Dietz of Elk River, Mary (Paul) Barthel of Otsego, Georgia Dietz of St. Paul,  Joan (Jim) Tidball of Wichita, KS, Fran (Jerry) Deziel of Lakeville, Susan (Charlie) Danielson of Edina, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Ann Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Gertrude Notermann and six brothers and sisters.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, September 6, at noon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Minnetonka. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.

She grew up in Victoria, MN and graduated from Guardian Angels High School in Chaska. She went on to earn a music degree at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN in 1947.

Music was her passion. She was the organist at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Elk River for nearly 30 years. She enjoyed golf and bowling but most of all she was devoted to God and her family. She was the glue that held her family together, a very humble lady that put others needs ahead of her own. She appreciated the small things in life like birds and flowers.