ROCK FALLS – Heinz G. Dziudzek, 80, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
Heinz was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Datteln, Germany, the son of Johann and Gertrud (Ruchay) Dziudzek. He married Renate M. Knebel on May 13, 1955, in Woltwiesche, Germany. Heinz attended St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. He worked at Bogott and Sons as a welder for 25 years, and retired on Dec. 7, 1995. He also worked at Lawrence Bros. for 10 years. Heinz enjoyed trapshooting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Renate Dziudzek of Rock Falls; one brother, Siegfried Dziudzek of Germany; three grandchildren, Jason, Riley, and Joshua; and one great-grandson, Aden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, and one sister.
A private Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Thomas Dzielak officiating. Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls. McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.
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