DR. DIETRICH STOERMER Dr. Dietrich Albert Stoermer, 78, of Las Vegas, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Konigsberg, Germany. After World War II, he migrated with his family to Australia, before moving to the United States in the 1970's. He resided in Las Vegas for over 35 years. He was a talented family general practitioner as well as an emergency room certified doctor who worked at Valley Hospital Medical Center in central Las Vegas. He was passionate about music and played the guitar and trombone in various groups throughout his life, both for pleasure and occasionally professionally. "He listened to your heart but he also played the beat." Dietrich is survived by his brother, Dr. Christian Stoermer; his sisters, Dr. Angela Preda and Dr. Vera Stoermer; wife, Karen; sons, Mark and Kurt; and daughter, Deonna. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Services are pending. Donations may be made to the UNLV Music Department.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 7, 2015.