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Kenneth Michael Dietrich

October 6, 1939 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 77)

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Kenneth Michael Dietrich, 77, of Keyport, passed away, Monday, August 14, 2017, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.  He was born in Long Branch. Ken was a self-employed truck driver. He was a straight forward guy, who loved to travel, many trips in a motor home; loved motor cross; and especially loved to watch his grandchildren at sporting events.


Kenneth was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Virginia (Derby) Dietrich; a son, Daniel Dietrich; and his two brothers, Herbert Dietrich and Gary Dietrich.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Catherine “Snooky” (Trahim) Dietrich; two loving sons, Kenny Dietrich and his wife Christine of Aberdeen and John Dietrich of Keyport; a sister, Peggy Anne Colton of NC; eight cherished grandchildren; and one precious great grandchild.  He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.


Visitation will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017, from 4-8PM, at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ  07735; and Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30AM, with a 10AM service at the funeral home.  Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Mausoleum, Keyport.  To post a condolence to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit


In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Kenneth may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, Oklahoma City OK 73123

 Service Information

August 21, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

Funeral Service
August 22, 2017

10:00 AM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

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