Celebrating the life of Dennis W. Diaz
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He retired from Collinsville Unit 10 School District in 1994 after more than 30 years as a Social Studies teacher.
Dennis was a member of S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville and the Collinsville Knights of Columbus Council #1712.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Stella (nee Bode) Diaz, his wife, Peggy Diaz (nee Sutton), who passed away July 9, 2019, two brothers, Benjamin and Henry Diaz and three sisters, Bertha Machinsky, Josephine Krause and Berniece Meurer.
Surviving are his daughters, Alyson (Andrew) Kleine of Collinsville, IL and Cortney (Matthew)
Schraut of St. Louis, MO and two grandchildren, Anna and Joseph Schraut.
In lieu of flowers memorials are strongly suggested to the Collinsville Historical Museum or the Down Syndrome Assoc. of Greater St. Louis and can be sent to the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.acfuneral.com
In fulfillment of Dennis’ wishes there will be no visitation. He has chosen to donate his body to Washington University School of Medicine.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:00 a. m. at S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville. Father John Beveridge will officiate.
Arrangements entrusted to Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home, Collinsville
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Collinsville , IL 62234