American Veteran 02

Kenny Pietz

August 8, 1951 ~ October 20, 2019 (age 68)

Obituary

Kenny Pietz, age 68, Albany, was called home to Heaven Sunday October 20, 2019 at home following a short illness.  Born August 8, 1951 in Colorado Springs, CO, he lived in the Detroit, MI area before moving to Albany in 2006.  Kenny was a U.S. Air Force green beret during the Vietnam War and later became an F-16 pilot.  He worked in the auto industry in Detroit as a production supervisor for several years before retiring.  He was a member of American Legion Post 167, Albany, and the National Rifle Association.  A true Patriot, Kenny enjoyed knives, guns, and motorcycles – particularly his 105th Anniversary Harley Davidson Softail.  He also liked to fish, hunt, and photoshop pictures.

Survivors include his wife of thirteen years, Vicki Lynn Pietz; son: Cody Lee Pietz, Detroit, MI; two brothers: Randy Pietz (wife: Carol), Detroit, MI, and Ronnie Pietz (wife: Darleen), Maine; two sisters: Penny Kurtz (husband: Richard), Detroit, MI, and Melidee Churchill (husband: Jerry), Detroit, MI; a granddaughter: Kayla Carswell, Augusta, GA; several nieces & nephews, and adopted family: Amanda Bergdoll, Gage Bergdoll, and Lena Curtis, all of Albany.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Eugene & Ruby (Beck) Pietz and his daughter: Sarah Pietz.

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Meacham Funeral Service.  Military rites will be provided by Veterans of Delaware County Honor Guard. 

Visiting hours will be 3 until 4 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be sent to Samaritan's Purse, Operation: Heal Our Patriots by clicking on the following link:

https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/about-operation-heal-our-patriots/

 

To send flowers to Kenny's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 31, 2019

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Meacham Funeral Service
648 W State Street
Albany, IN 47320

Memorial Service
Thursday
October 31, 2019

4:00 PM
Meacham Funeral Service
648 W State Street
Albany, IN 47320

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