When Raymond Frederick Deitz was born on 20 March 1892, in Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States, his father, Frederick Michael Dietz, was 36 and his mother, Rosina Elizabeth Lakore, was 32. He married Leora Mabel Dillenbeck on 20 January 1906, in Fredericksburg, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 3 years and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1966, in Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 73.
German: variant of Dietz and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. The surname Deitz is rare in Germany.