Curtis Dale Diede, 61, Jamestown, ND died Saturday January 25, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Reno, NV.
Curtis Diede was born September 22, 1952 at Deadwood, SD, the son of Walter Diede and Shirley (Nagel) Diede. He attended school at Lead, SD and graduated from Lead High School.
He entered the United States National Guard on February 17, 1971 at Lead, SD and was honorably discharged April 3, 1975 in Lead with the Rank of SP4.
He worked as a truck driver until becoming a Rail Inspector for BNSF Rail Road. He retired from BNSF due to a disability and continued to live in Jamestown.
He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and also the Eagles Club in Jamestown. He enjoyed bowling, golf and fishing. He really enjoyed poker and being around friends. His greatest joy was being around his grandchildren.
He is survived by his 3 children, Shauna (Troy Vandehoven) Diede, Justin (Sasha Richardson) Diede, all of Jamestown, ND; Austin Diede, Bismarck, ND; 1 step son, Jayson (Jennifer) Qual, Fargo, ND; 4 grandchildren and his mother, Shirley Diede, Jamestown, ND.
He was preceded in death by his father, July 8, 2000 and 3 brothers, Terry, Sherill and Ronald.
Funeral Service - 2:00 PM Saturday February 1, 2014 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Jamestown, ND with Pastor Arlyn Coalter, officiating
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Visitation - 9-8 Friday at the funeral home.
Interment - Sunset Memorial Gardens in Jamestown, ND (Spring)