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Omar C. Dittmer

Friday, December 1, 2006

Omar C. Dittmer, 76, of Sweet Springs, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at John Knox Village in Higginsville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at Bethel United Church of Christ in Concordia. Rev. Ruth Hotle will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the cemetery.

Born Jan. 9, 1930, in Concordia, he was the son of the late Albert P. Dittmer and Helena Steffens Dittmer. He had lived in the Sweet Springs and Concordia area his entire life where he was a farmer. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a member of Bethel United Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sisters, Erna Thompson of LaMonte, and Helen Gehrken of Sweet Springs; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Alverna Vogt, Mildred Dittmer and Esther Willard; and one brother, Wilbert Dittmer.