In Memory Of

Travis M. Dietrich

June 5, 1977 - February 28, 2022

Private Visitation.

There will be no services.

A Celebration of Life for Travis will be held later this summer.

Full Obituary

     TRAVIS M. DIETRICH, age 44, of Thorp, WI, passed away at his home on Monday, February 28, 2022.  Private family burial will take place at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Thorp, with a public Celebration of Life to be held at a later date this summer.
     Travis Michael Dietrich was born on June 5, 1977 in Neillsville, WI, the son of Michael T. and Christine M. (Nolechek) Dietrich.  He was raised and received his education in Thorp, graduating from Thorp High School in 1995.  After completing his education, Travis joined the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 139, where he worked as a heavy equipment operator until his death.  He was united in marriage on March 8, 2003 to Nichole L. Johnson in Eau Claire, WI.  Over the years, they lived in Eau Claire, Johnson Creek, Holcombe and Thorp.
     He had many interests, but especially enjoyed ice fishing, hunting, spending time with his wife, children and other family members, camping, country music, and spending time on the lake.  He seized life with joy and gave to life generously.  He leaves a legacy of love and laughter.
     Travis is survived by his wife: Nikki, and their two sons, Dawson and Tucker, all of Thorp; his mother: Christine Dietrich of Thorp; three siblings: Ashley Dietrich (Nathan Stelter) of Chippewa Falls, Jake Dietrich of Chippewa Falls, Zach Dietrich (Brook Johnson) of Thorp; his mother-in-law: Kay Johnson of Thorp; his maternal grandmother: Dolores Nolechek of Thorp; his paternal grandmother: Lucille Dietrich of Thorp; aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Michael T. Dietrich, his father-in-law: Robert Johnson; his maternal grandfather, William Nolechek, Sr., and his paternal grandfather, Karl “Tucker” Dietrich.