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“Such a wonderfully nice man, he will be sorely missed! RIP Ed! ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ruby & Julie James - Morrison, IL

“Keeping the family and friends of Ed in my prayers. You have my deepest sympathies. He will be missed. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Boyles - Morrison, IL

“Our sympathy for your loss. Ed was such a great guy! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Larry & Jan Wiersema - Morrison, IL

“It is a humbling honor to be able to assist Pastor Andrew in honoring Ed's life, even in his death. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Pr Bob Burton - MORRISON, IL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mark Chris (Gowan) Madison and Mason Krum

“We miss and love you Ed! I send many prayers of comfort and peace for those that feel this great loss. Until we meet again... ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lori (Bush) Matlack - Morrison, IL

“Prayers of comfort for family and friends as we mark the passing of Ed. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Shilling - Houston, TX

“My Sympathy to the family ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jack Britt - Morrison, IL


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Edward L. Dittmar, age 91 formally of Milledgeville died Friday, October 16, 2015 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison.

Edward was born October 5, 1924 in Chadwick the son of John William and Bertha Louise (Schleaning) Dittmar. He married Elaine Shirley LeFevre on December 28, 1962 in Polo. She preceded him in death on May 8, 1999. Edward was a life-long farmer. After retiring from farming Edward worked at the Milledgeville Elevator. He was a member of the Milledgeville First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville and was very dedicated to the Carroll County Fair for many years.

Survivors include one daughter Carol (Victor) Raines of Dixon, one step-daughter Karen (Kim) Sturtevant of Lanark, one son Jerry Dittmar of Sterling, three step-sons Frank (Wendy) Folk of Indiana, David (Chris) Folk of Milledgville, and Kevin (Marlie) Folk of Milledgeville, one sister Joan (Russell) Schryver of Milledgeville, one brother Clifford (Faith) Dittmar of Milledgeville, one son-in-law Blaine Riesselman of Rock Falls, sister-in-law Nancy Dittmar, 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and his special friend Bernita Bush of Morrison.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother Glen Dittmar, and one daughter Linda Riesselman.

A visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Milledgeville. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Milledgeville First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville with Pastor Andrew Pittman and Reverend Bob Burton co-officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.