Bessie Dena (Harris) Dietz, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on July 8th 2013. Born February 10th 1941 in Oakland, California. She was preceded in death by her parents Gus and Constance Harris and sister Evangeline Mendes. She leaves behind her husband of an amazing 47 years, Jack Dietz; son Brian Dietz, daughter Susan Smith and grandchildren Austin and Sabrina Smith. Bessie attended Castlemont High School in Oakland, California. She lived in Pleasanton, California and worked in various managerial positions until she moved to Camino California. At her time of retirement she enjoyed attending church, cooking and entertaining guests, traveling, bunko, bridge, crossword puzzles and endless volunteer work. She was energetic, caring, giving, fun and was blessed with an amazing life.