Maple Hill—Timothy Michael Deiter, 59, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at a Charleston WV. hospital from injuries he had received in an accident.
He was born October 8, 1956 at Topeka, the son of Howard E. and G. Louise Cowan Deiter. Tim grew up in the Maple Hill community and attended Maple Hill Elementary School. He graduated from St. Marys High School in 1974.
After graduation Tim farmed for several years. He then began his truck driving career that lasted 30 years. Tim was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. He liked all sports, especially football and car racing. Tim looked forward to family holiday dinners and loved home cooked food. But most of all Tim loved his family.
Tim was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Patrick Deiter on October 21, 2012.
Survivors include his parents Howard and Louise Deiter, Maple Hill; children T.J. (Emily) Deiter, Kansas City, MO., Amy Deiter, Centralia and Brian Deiter, Topeka; siblings, Greg (Rachel) Deiter, Maple Hill, Shelley (Mike) Kruger and Julie (Chuck) Ross all of Silver Lake; his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ensley Deiter, Sabetha.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 27, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. Tim will lie in state after 6:00 P.M. Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Piper Funeral Home where there will be a rosary recited at 7:00 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Maple Hill Senior Center or to the charity of the donor’s choice and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.