Kenneth Richard Dierdorf

November 15, 1949 ~ August 22, 2018 (age 68)

Kenneth Richard Dierdorf, 68, of Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday August 22, 2018 in his residence after a long and courageous battle with ALS. Ken was born November 15, 1949 in Terre Haute to Herbert Richard “Dick” Dierdorf and Rosemary Cox Dierdorf. Ken was a veteran of the US Army as well as the US Air Force and was retired as an Engineer at Fort Campbell after 27 years of service. He was a decorated war veteran receiving the Bronze Star.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother in-law Glenn Cottrell, a nephew Kevin Dierdorf, Jr., and special Aunt Jo Ann Delong and several Aunts and Uncles. He is survived by his wife Kim Barrett Dierdorf of Terre Haute and her children; Jennifer, Joey and grandchildren. He is survived by brothers; Darrell Dierdorf and Kevin Dierdorf and his wife Sherry. He is survived by sisters; Diantha Sue Boyd, Elizabeth Cottrell, Sherry Forrester and her companion Willie Eggers and Julie Hutchinson and her husband Leonard. He is survived by a special aunt, Ozella Sweat as well as several nieces, nephews and family and friends that he loved dearly. Services will be Tuesday August 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN., 47804. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Pastor Rick Woodason will be officiating. Veterans of Foreign War Post #972 will conduct military honors. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to The ALS Association, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made online at www.greinerfunerahome.com

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