James N. Dietzel, 78, Conneaut Lake, formerly of Altoona, died Sunday morning at Meadville Medical Center. He was born in Altoona, son of Edward G. and Margaret O. (Snyder) Dietzel. He is survived by a sister, Gail L. Rupert of Dysart. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Friends will be received from 6 until the 8 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, 328 Fifth Ave., Altoona. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery.