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Dietrich Oberreit ’45

Dietrich, a “ski nut” who fulfilled his family’s dream of building and operating a ski lodge, died April 6, 2019.

A mechanical engineer who participated in the Navy V-12 program, Dietrich and wife Anneliese moved their family from New Jersey to Wyoming in 1965 to open the Alpenhof Lodge, one of the first hotels at the newly developing Jackson Hole Ski Area. After selling the Alpenhof in 1988, Dietrich stayed active in the Rotary Club and skied until he was 90, always stopping for lunch at lodge’s “Dietrich’s Bar & Bistro.”

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