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In Memory of Buddie Dittman

September 21, 2012

Buddie Dittman 
Buddie Dittman
1921 - Buddie Edmond Dittman - 2012
Buddie Dittman, the son of Fred and Sophie Vehlow Dittman, was born on September 15, 1921 in Hersey Township, Nobles County, Minnesota. He was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brewster, Minnesota. The family moved to a farm in Belfast Township, Murray County, Minnesota in 1936. He grew up on the family farm and attended country school District #114 and the Fulda High School. Buddie farmed with his brothers, Harlan, Everett and Clarence. He sold Asgrow Seed for many years and won a pickup and many trips for his sales over the years. He entered the Slayton Golden Living Center in Slayton, Minnesota in June of 2002. Buddie passed away at the Slayton Golden Living Center in Slayton, Minnesota on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the age of 90. Buddie enjoyed traveling, National Geographic magazine and word find puzzles. He also enjoyed farming, bowling, thrashing bee’s and watching the Price Is Right. Buddie also loved playing his $3 concertina. He will be remembered by his family and friends for his enthusiastic story telling.

Survivors include one sister Mildred Schwab, Sioux Falls, SD; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers: Walter, Henry, Harold, Ernest, Everett, Harlan and Clarence Dittman and three sisters: LuVilla Vaux, Gladys Dittman and Vida Paplow.

Funeral services were held at First Lutheran Church, Dundee, MN at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012 with the Rev. Mark Yackel-Juleen and Pastor Amy Swenson officiating. The organist was Connie Stenke. The pallbearers were Robert Dittman, Henry Dittman, Luther Dittman, Richard Paplow, Gene Paplow and Gary Dittman. Interment at Dundee Lutheran Cemetery, Dundee, MN. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda assisted the family with arrangements.  Sign guestbook online at 

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