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.