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Horst Kurt Dietz

June 14, 1943 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Horst Dietz Obituary

Horst Kurt Dietz

6-14-1943 – 11-21-2023

Horst Dietz, 80, a longtime resident of Brighton, Colorado suddenly passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. He was born June 14, 1943 to Kurt and Hildegard (Borchmann) Dietz in Meinengen, Germany. He and his family moved to Frankfurt, Germany where Horst Lived a full, loving, family-filled life as the oldest brother of four.

Horst graduated in Frankfurt, Germany with his Master’s degree in Cosmetology. In 1968, immigrated to the United States and became a US citizen in 1979. Horst enjoyed cosmetology for many years, participated in Hair Shows in the US and Internationally. He owned two successful beaty salons, La Normande in Indian Harbor Beach, FL and Carefree Curls in Colorado Springs, CO. Horst taught cosmetology at Northeastern Junior College. After many years in cosmetology, Horst pursued his career in the restaurant and bar industry. Horst owned the Home Café in Cripple Creek, CO and Big Daddy’s Famous Hamburgers in Brighton, CO from which he retired.

Everyone knew through the years, he enjoyed traveling with his family, cooking for his family and friends, camping, cruises, going to the mountains, the beach, scuba diving, hiking, outdoors, making friends wherever he went. Horst was a stranger to no one and found great purpose sharing in the successes, joys, and challenges of those around him. Horst was authentically and wholeheartedly there for those in his life. His memory will live on in the hearts of all those who loved him.

Horst was proceeded in death by his parents, Kurt and Hildegard Dietz, his loving wife, Patricia (Linville) Dietz, sister, Renate Dietz and brothers, Edgar and Manfred Dietz.

Horst is survived by his children, Angelika (Dietz) Temple (Randall Temple), Christian Dietz, Stefanie (Dietz) Simpson, Renate Dietz, Kurt Dietz. His grandchildren, Amber Temple, Brandon Temple (Amber), Alyssa Garcia (Antonio), Taylor Forsythe, Travis Dietz (Amber), Katelynn Schwartz (Brandon), Dalton Dietz, Derrick Simpson, Julie Simpson and 11 great grandchildren. There are several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends that will miss him dearly. He truly loved each of them- and if you him, you knew it.

A memorial service will be held on January 27, 2024 @ 11:00 am at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton, Colorado. A “Celebration of Life” will follow the memorial service (TBD). Family and friends are invited to come and share fond memories and stories.

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Celebration of Life
January 27, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tabor Funeral Services Chapel
75 S. 13th Ave.
Brighton, CO 80601

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