Dietz family

Henry Dietz (seated, center) celebrated his 100th birthday in his home Sunday with his two sons and five grandchildren and their spouses, and five great-grandchildren.

Dietz family photo

Henry Dietz, a lifelong resident of Waco, celebrated his 100th birthday with his family in his home on Sunday afternoon.

Henry was born on Oct. 23, 1917. He spent his entire working life with Dietz Memorial Company, the family business started by his father, Walter Henry Dietz.

He is the oldest living member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Waco. His wife of 72 years, Mary Kathryn Dietz, passed away in 2012.

Attending his birthday celebration were his two sons and their wives (John and Mary Dietz, and Bill and Cindy Dietz), his five grandchildren and their spouses (Bill and Elizabeth Dietz, Steven Dietz, Kyle and Charis Dietz, Walter and Robin Dietz, and Stephen and Christy Holze), and his five great-grandchildren (Liam Dietz, Alex Dietz, Hope Dietz, Matthew Holze and Andrew Holze).

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