John Dittman (1929 - 2013)

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John Glen Dittman
June 1, 1929 - March 28, 2013
John Glen Dittman, 83, passed away peacefully on March 28th, 2013. Glen was born in Yonkers, NY, on June 1st, 1929, to Willis and Marion Dittman. He was raised in Walden, NY. While working in Colorado, he met his future wife, Delphine. They were married October 20, 1948. Glen joined the US Navy in 1951 and retired in 1971 as a Chief Petty Officer (E-7). He loved the Navy and he loved to fly. After retirement, he spent over 40 years active in the Fleet Reserve Assoc.
Glen had a great sense of humor and he never met a stranger. He had a strong sense of duty and responsibility for his fellow man, and was always doing for others. He was active in the First Congregational Church in Nampa and Wright Congregational Church in Boise.
Glen is survived by his children, Carol Tally (Les) of Nampa, and David Dittman, of Caldwell; grandchildren Erin Johnson (Nampa), Elizabeth Allen (Jon) of Albuquerque, NM, and Michael David Dittman of San Jose, CA, his sister Doris Bartow (Haverhill, MA); sister-in-law Virginia Dittman (Williamsburg, VA), and many cherished and beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his spouse, Delphine Dittman, brother Duane Dittman, sister Phyllis McClelland, and his parents.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 10:00 am at the First Congregational Church, 55 S Midland Blvd, Nampa, ID. Interment will take place at 3:00 pm at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, Boise, ID. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, Nampa, ID or to the Fleet Reserve Association, 1012 11th Ave N, Nampa, ID 83687.


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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Apr. 21, 2013
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