WALTERS Funeral for Dieter Sehrt, 52, Walters, will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel, Walters, with with Faron Griffin officiating.
Mr. Sehrt departed this life Saturday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Walters, at the age of 52 years and 16 days.
Burial will be in the Walters Cemetery.
Klaus Dieter Sehrt was born to Hans and Margarete Noha Sehrt on Jan. 3, 1966, in Homberg, Germany. Dieter grew up on a farm until the family moved into GieBen where he attended school. He then served in the military before attending college and then going to work for Canon. He eventually moved to the United States living in Lawton where he worked for a crop duster. He soon sought citizenship which he received around 1993. He went to work for Coca-Cola as a truck driver and moved to Walters where he met Shelly Jo Linderkamp. They married on Oct. 9, 1994, and to the union a son, Hans Bouchee Sehrt, was born.
Dieter went on to work as a manager for Budweiser and had since been working as senior manager of Miller Beer in Lawton. He served 10 years as a volunteer firefighter for the City of Walters. He enjoyed working, taking photos of eagles, fishing, spending time with his son and friends riding four-wheelers, and enjoyed music, especially Elvis and Emmylou Harris.
Dieter is survived by his son, Hans Bouchee Sehrt, Walters; his parents, of Buseck Germany; two brothers, Berthold Sehrt and Thomas Sehrt, both of Buseck; one like a son, Konner Hale, Temple; his best friend, Simon Smith, Pensacola, Fla.; a niece and several nephews of Germany; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gerhard and Jens Sehrt.