Funeral services for Scott E. Dietrick, 52, of Battle Creek, will be Monday, June 27, at 1:30 p.m. at Victory Road Assembly of God. Pastor Mark Rose will be officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Battle Creek. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Dietrick passed away at his home in Battle Creek, June 24, 2011.
Scott was born on June 6, 1959, in lgloo, SD, the son of Ernest William and Irene (Hughes) Dietrick. He was raised near Custer, SD. He graduated from Custer High School.
He attended electronics school and later played in a band, Bluegrass Fire, in Arizona.
He returned to South Dakota and then moved to Alliance, NE. Scott was employed by the Burlington Northern railroad before starting his career with K-Mart.
Scott married Brenda Connelly, in Alliance, April 29, 1989. They made their home in Alliance. Four years later, 1993, they moved Kimball. Scott was employed at GRI where he was their computer specialist.
In 1995, Scott began working for 2-Days Technology. They moved to Tilden and later to Battle Creek.
He owned and operated SD Computer Support since 2000.
Scott had a lifelong passion for music. He originally learned to play the guitar. Later, he taught himself to play anything with strings, the drums, and keyboard. He wrote several songs and the band made several recordings. Scott also had an interest in photography.
Scott is survived by his wife; their children, Camille, Alec, Britton, Jace and Kash, Abrianna; his mother, Irene Dietrick, Alliance; one brother, Neil and Marge Dietrick, of Scottsbluff, one sister, Sherrine and Boyd Stark, of Alliance; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and daughter, Brielle.
"I have known scott since I was 5 years old. I am 50 now. Scott was a close friend of mine, he lived next door to me for years. He was a great guy, he taught me the drums, and we had alot of fun together. I will miss scott greatly. He was a decent guy who had great musical talent as well as a great sense of humor. Rip my friend and god bless."