Thorpe Brothers Funeral Home & Chapel

96 West Street, Brantford, ON


Dieter Walter Arthur Perlitz

February 25, 1935August 27, 2020

Passed away peacefully after a brief illness. Predeceased by his wife of 58 years Alice in 2019. Father of Eleanor (David) Yach and Carolyn (Tim) Conyard. Grandfather to Jono (Katie) and Alec Yach, Alison (Gary) Marsh, and Liam Conyard. Great grandfather to Jaxon and Sloane Marsh. Dieter was born in Cologne, Germany, immigrating to Canada in 1956. Dieter was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church and proud Mason. In retirement, he was a dedicated driver for the cancer society and volunteered fixing toys with the Brantford Christmas Baskets. He enjoyed cars and cycling up until a few months ago. A family funeral service was held. The family is grateful for the care Dieter received from the LHIN and staff at the Brantford General Hospital. If desired, memorial donations can be made to Faith Lutheran Church or the Brantford General Hospital Foundation.


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Bill Henry

September 2, 2020

Very sorry to hear of his passing. As a member of his cycling group I had the privilege of riding with him in the past few years. He will definitely be missed.

Ross Pope

August 30, 2020

I am so sorry to learn that Dieter is gone. I knew him for many years as a lodge brother. He was a good mason and a good man.

Bill and Isabel Neeb

August 29, 2020

We give our sympathy to Carolyn and Eleanor, Dieter's daughters, and their families on the passing of their father. We shall miss being with him at church where he was a loved and respected member. Bill and Isabel Neeb


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