Lamar “Fuzzy” Dietsch, 79, of St. Joe, Indiana passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023 at his St. Joe home.
He was born on August 27, 1943 in Edgerton, Ohio to Meredith and Olivene (Hug) Dietsch.
Mr. Dietsch owned and operated the Horseshoe Bar in Butler from 1969 until 1985. He later owned and operated the Oasis Tavern in St. Joe from 1989 until 1997. He and his son, Lamar Jr., also owned and operated the Frederick Motors car dealership in St. Joe for 18 years until his retirement in 2013. He was a member of the Butler Eagles, the Hicksville Eagles, the Butler American Legion and the Auburn Moose Lodge.
In his younger years he loved hunting, especially deer hunting. He liked staying active by throwing horseshoes, playing shuffle board and playing in pool and bowling leagues. He also loved living the lake life where he got to fish and spend fun times with his family, he truly enjoyed being a grandpa. Another thing that Lamar enjoyed was experiencing “the hunt” of antiquing with his son.
Son and daughter-in-law; Lamar Dietsch, Jr. and his wife, Chellie of Edgerton, Ohio.
Son; Roger McBride of Hicksville, Ohio.
Son and daughter-in-law; Shane and Deanna Dietsch of North Carolina.
Four grandchildren; McKenna Dietsch, Leben Dietsch, Harper Dietsch and Olivia Dietsch.
Sister and brother-in-law; Charlotte and Jim Free of Edgerton, Ohio.
Sister; Janice Bartlett of Edgerton, Ohio.
Several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers; Carlton Dietsch and Lavon Dietsch.
A gathering of friends and family will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn.
Memorial donations may be given to the Little Long Lake Association, in care of Sarah Nafziger, 505 Vine Street, Archbold, Ohio 43502.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.