Dietzel, Flora, Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Monday, September 19, 2011, at the age of 80 years. Flora Briguglio was born August 10, 1931 in Saginaw. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School with the Class of 1949. She married Benjamin Dietzel October 11, 1952; he predeceased her October 31, 1989. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Surviving are three daughters and one son and their spouses, Debbie and Robin Chall, Saginaw; Rod and Sandy Dietzel, Saginaw; Nancy and David Platko, Saginaw; Karen and Pat Fisher, West Branch; seven grandchildren, Samantha (Robert) Warner, Dalton Chall, David (Lea) Dietzel, Nicholas Dietzel, Matthew Platko, Zachary Platko, and Nathan Fisher; two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Benjamin Warner; eight brothers and sisters, Mary Zielinski, Rosemarie Perdue, Katherine (Joe) Doepker, Narda McFarland, Elizabeth (Richard) Kirchner, Jenny Lagalo, Dominick (Sally) Briguglio, and Peter (Brenda) Briguglio; many nieces and nephews. Another brother, Santo Briguglio, preceded her in death. The funeral liturgy will take place on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Road. Rev. David Parsch will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00 -8:00 p.m. on Thursday where a parish vigil service will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. Friends and family may then call at the church from 9:00 a.m. Friday until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Holy Spirit Catholic Church Building Fund, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Cancer Society. www.casefuneralhome.com