DieringerAdolphAdolph J. Dieringer, “Addy”, age 84, of Woodland Road, Town of Port Washington died Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Aurora Health Care Center in Grafton.

He was born on May 31, 1928 to Thomas and Olive Gremminger Dieringer in the town of Auburn, near Campbellsport.  He and his family lived in Fond du Lac briefly, later moving to farm in Belgium in 1948.  On June 9, 1951, he married Jean M. Barnes of Newburg at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fredonia.  Together they raised their family in the Town of Port Washington.  Jean preceded him in death on June 29, 2007.

Addy was a truck driver for many years.  He drove for the former Olsen Transportation and CW Transport of Grafton for over 27 years.  He later drove for his brother Tom Dieringer/NFO retiring in 1992.  He enjoyed tending his yard, tinkering in the garage while listening to German polka music.  He could fix almost anything.

He is survived by his children Rick (Karen) Dieringer of Saukville, Diane (Tom) Clark of Campbellsport, Doreen (Tom) Thill of Fredonia, Debbie (Don) Wollner of Newburg, Denise (Dan) Utecht of Campbellsport and Dean (Chris) Dieringer of the Town of Port Washington.  He is  further survived by 22 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, sisters Phyllis (the late Ed) Stemper of Fredonia and Betty (the late Pete) Grant of Carterville, GA, his brothers Andrew “Andy” (Audrey) Dieringer of Port Washington, Tom (Barb) Dieringer of Belgium, Francis “Butch” (Pat) Dieringer of St. Lawrence and Jim (Lynn) Dieringer of Fillmore, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He is preceded by his wife Jean, his sister Lucille Odekirk and his brother Greg Dieringer.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 6PM at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME, 203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington.  Family will receive friends from 3-6PM Wednesday before the service.  Interment will be at Union Cemetery in Port Washington.   Memorials to the charity of your choice are appreciated.