Stephen Dieringer


God called his soldier, Stephen A. Dieringer, age 70, home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

His battle ended after a long, hard fight with Alzheimer's disease.

Stephen resided at Sunny Ridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Sheboygan. He was born in Port Washington on July 18, 1948, the son of Andrew and Audrey Thelen Dieringer.

Stephen attended schools in Ozaukee County and graduated from Ozaukee High School in 1966.

He was drafted into the U.S. Marines in 1966. He served his country during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Hawaii.

On Feb. 10, 1994, Stephen was united in marriage to Sandie Boone in Sheboygan.

He was most recently employed atthe Kohler Co. for 10 years in the pottery division.

Stephen enjoyed playing billiards, singing at church and activities with prison ministries.

He loved reading, was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Sandie; parents Andrew and Audrey Dieringer; six children, Jason (Katherine) Canora, Brad (Heather) Dieringer, Megan (Bill) Leach, Stayce (Josh) Brumley, Ryan (Keri) Dieringer and Kyla (Jody) Brumley; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters Jeanne (Ron) Karrels and Chris (Ed) Perrine; and brothers Chuck (Kathy) Dieringer, Bill Dieringer and Dave (Cindy) Dieringer.

He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Stephen was preceded in death by his brother Bob Dieringer and sister Carole Mertes.

A memorial service for Stephen will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, with Pastor Chuck Apple of City Church officiating.

Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the memorial service at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Stephen's name.

A heartfelt thank you is extended to Woodland Manor, Sunny Ridge and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the compassion and care that was given to him.

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home for its assistance during the family’s time of need.

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