Last updated 1/11/2007 at Noon
Desiree Diedrich, 29, passed away January 4, 2007, in Riverside, CA. She was born October 25, 1977, in Okinawa, Japan.
Mrs. Diedrich was a 1995 graduate of Fallbrook High School. She earned a BA at the University of California, San Diego in 1999 and a Master of Science at San Jose State University in 2003. She worked for Gallagher Pediatric Therapy and dedicated her life to working with disabled children.
Mrs. Diedrich is survived by William Dietrich, her husband of two years, Riverside; parents Dr. Jesus and Erlinda Dichoso, Fallbrook; brother J. Dichoso, La Costa; sisters and brother-in-law Catherine and Dr. Marius Katilius, New Lenox, IL, and Susan Diedrich, Sacramento; and nieces and nephews Jessica, Alyte, Kristina, Daniel and Lukas.
A vigil service was held Tuesday, January 9, 2007, and a funeral Mass was said at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 10, with burial afterward at Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery. Berry-Bell & Hall Fallbrook Mortuary handled the arrangements.