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Obituary: Helen Dietz

Helen Dietz, age 76 of Prescott, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at the Willow Wind Assisted Living Facility in Prescott.

She was born Nov. 11, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to Samuel and Anna Vitas.

Helen graduated from South High School in Pittsburgh, Pa., as well as attending Yavapai Community College in Prescott. She has lived in Arizona for the past 50 years During her life, Helen was a medical receptionist prior to becoming a high school bookstore manager at Prescott High School from which she retired. As an employee of the high school, she received an honorary letter from the PHS football team for her outstanding support throughout the years. Her hobbies included speed walking, crafting and ministering to the needs of others.

Helen is survived by Melissa Ann Glaze (Eddie), Samuel Joseph Dietz, David Glaze (Sara), Michael Glaze, Cynthia Glaze; great grand-daughter Ashlyn Glaze; sisters, Mildred Poljak and Ann Mansmann. She was preceeded in death by parents Samuel and Anna Vitas; and husband Edmond Carl Dietz.

A Memorial service will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 at American Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott, Ariz.

Hampton Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit to sign Helen's guest book.

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