Mike was born August 29, 1961 in Miles City, Mont., to his parents, Mary and Richard Dietz. He spent part of his childhood in Baker, Mont., before moving to Roosevelt, Utah. He graduated from Union High School in 1979. He then followed in his father’s footsteps and worked many years in the Oilfield. He loved to go camping and fishing, and he also enjoyed visiting with friends and family.
Mike married Diane Williams on March 18, 2006 and gained two daughters, Danyell and Devin. He was a loving and supportive father and husband and never missed an event.
Mike is survived by his father and stepmother, Richard and Jean Dietz; his wife, Diane Dietz; his daughters, Danyelle and Devin Chase; his Brothers, Jeff (Michelle) Dietz, Gary (Dee) Dietz, and Doug (Katharine) Tate; his nieces, Chelsea Dietz, Shauna Dietz, Jasmyne Ogden, Toshi Celaya, Sydnee Dietz, and Krysta Tate; and his nephew, Broderick Dietz.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Howe Tate; his sister, Miranda Tate; his sister-in-law, Kendra Tate; his nephew, Jason Tate; and his nephew, Cayden Dietz.
We will greatly miss Mike and will fondly remember his big laugh and warm smile. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held Sept. 23, 2017.