Adam Tyler Deitrich

July 22, 1989 — April 21, 2018

Adam Tyler Deitrich, 28, of Star City, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, surrounded by his family. 

He was born on July 22, 1989, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, to David Clark Myers and Melissa Jane Deitrich. Adam graduated from Winamac Community High School in 2008. While he was in high school, he was active in football and golf and attended the First United Methodist Church of Winamac. He was a 10-year 4-H member in Pulaski County and especially enjoyed helping his sister, Peyton, with her swine projects. Adam graduated from Purdue University in 2012 and received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics. While at Purdue, Adam was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho, Delta Chapter. 

Adam was currently employed at Co-Alliance LLP in Reynolds, where he was growing his passion for agricultural sales through ag retail. He was a member of the Star City Lions Club and Winamac Eagles Lodge #2580. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf. He was an avid IU Basketball and Chicago Cubs fan. 

Adam will always be remembered for his contagious smile, bright blue eyes, orneriness and his ability to make others laugh. He was known to be the friend who would drop everything to help someone in need. Adam will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his parents Melissa and Art Newman of Winamac; sisters: Brianna [Bradley Dragoon] Deitrich of New York, New York, and Peyton Newman of Winamac; brother Jason Newman of Culver; stepbrother Matt [Catie] Newman of Monterey; maternal grandmother Sandra [Joe] Hulsizer of Logansport; and aunts and uncles: Mike [Karen] Deitrich, Ronda Deitrich, Lisa Penny, Robert Deitrich, John [Jeanne] Newman, Herb [Janet] Newman, Barb [Warren] Penrod, Geri Newman, Mary Newman, Marilyn Newman, Karla Allen and Roanna Hepburn. Adam is also survived by numerous cousins and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his father David Clark Myers; maternal grandfather Ronald Deitrich; parental stepgrandparents Herb and Norma Newman; and uncles Daryl Deitrich and Ed Newman. 

Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the First United Methodist Church of Winamac and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. An Eagles memorial service took place at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the First United Methodist Church of Winamac with Pastor Dave Marty officiating. Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Logansport. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for a scholarship that will be established in Adam’s memory. 

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

(Pulaski County Journal — April 25, 2018)

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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