JON MICHAEL DIETMEIER
1938 - 2021
BORN
1938
DIED
2021
JON MICHAEL DIETMEIER Jon Michael Dietmeier (Mike), 82, of Henderson, passed away on December 26, 2020. He was born September 11, 1938 in Downers Grove, Illinois to Richard and Frances Dietmeier. He was raised in northern California graduating from Petaluma High School. After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy where he was a member of the 1959 All Navy Championship Basketball team. He attended the University of New Mexico on a basketball scholarship, playing for four years, followed by scouting and coaching. He moved to Las Vegas in 1962 to be the aquatic/sports director for the North Las Vegas recreation department but was soon hired by the Clark County School District. His career was spent teaching/coaching at Rancho High School and Basic High School. Upon his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed many years traveling in their RV throughout the states, Canada and Mexico. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Sara, his son Jon, three grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Donations in his name may be made to Prestige Assisted Living for the "Employees Christmas Fund," 1050 E. Lake Mead Pkwy, Henderson NV 89015. No services will be held, however those who had the pleasure of spending time with Mike know how much joy and light he brought into their lives, and that will forever be celebrated.

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Published by Legacy Remembers on Jan. 3, 2021.
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Sara, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Chris Morgan
January 13, 2021
Sorry to hear of Mike's passing, we worked together at Basic, sending prayers and may your memories bring you peace at this difficult time.
Laura Bowers
January 10, 2021
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William Garbacz
January 8, 2021
I was a basketball official at many of MIke's games. We met one time many years ago in Maine when he was on vacation. and my wife and I were also on vacation. He was always "Coach" whenever we met.
Ray Eicher
January 6, 2021
Sara, we are sorry to hear about Mike. I always enjoyed meeting with you and Mike whenever you made your way back to Concordia throughout the years. I'm sure he will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Don Frerking Family
January 6, 2021
Sara, I am so sorry to hear about Mike he was a wonderful man and so much fun. We enjoyed so many memories in Mexico and in Las Vegas. My condolence to you and your family. You´re in my thoughts.
Sharyle Gregg
January 4, 2021
I´m sorry to hear of Mike´s passing.....so many memories of fun times. Sending prayers and hugs to you, Sara, and family.
Mikka Moon
January 3, 2021
Our condolences to Sara and Mike's family and friends. Working with Mike for many years at Basic High School, I always appreciated his wisdom and leadership. May God bless.
Nathan Bassing
January 3, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Mike's death. Jack and I spent many good hours with Mike out at the lake and playing racquetball. I remember he always had the best (Neil Diamond) and loudest, music on the beach. One time, while camping in Havasu City, one of my boys dropped a flashlight down a portapotty. Well, no one wanted to use that and be lit up! Mike fished it out and cleaned it up really well and gave it back to the kids. That's the kind of guy he was. I will remember him and the good times we had.
Elaine Holmes
January 3, 2021
As one of the NLVAC swimmers who knew Mike from so long ago, I am saddened to hear of his passing. He was one of the good guys.
Ted Kreuzer
January 3, 2021
Sending strength and comfort to Sara and all family. Roy and I have many fond memories of the lake, basketball, racquet ball, and hanging out. Fond memories live on.
Connie and Roy
January 3, 2021
He was a big reason I went into education. He inspired me to be a better person.
Jesse Salas
January 3, 2021
So sad to hear of this news mike was a wonderful friend and neighbor to us for many many years had lots of good times with he and Sara they will always have a special place in our heart there will never be another mike Dietmeier! Sara if you need anything please reach out to us
Marc and Molly Knudsen
January 3, 2021