George Richard "Dick" Erdtmann (1936 - 2018)

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George Richard "Dick" Erdtmann, 81, of Bolivia passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home.
Born in Ellsworth, Kan., Aug. 21, 1936, Dick was the son of the late George Edward and Almira Hardenburger Erdtmann. Dick was a retired aerospace engineer, and worked on several projects including the Hexagon and Hubble satellite projects. One of his hobbies was woodworking, which he was quite accomplished at using various exotic woods to make cutting boards and enjoyed selling at craft fairs in the area. Dick was also an avid golfer who enjoyed playing with his family and friends. Dick was a proud Eagle Scout and that accomplishment was made even more special last Saturday when his grandson, Nathan, earned and received his Eagle Scout rank.
Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Jane Erdtmann; three sons, David Erdtmann and wife, Eunhee Lee, of Mendanales, N.M., John Erdtmann and wife, Nora Koffman, of Kingsport, Tenn., and Eric Erdtmann and wife, Melissa, of Roxbury, Conn.; a sister, Miriam Strasen and husband, James, of Salina, Kan.; and two grandchildren, Nathan and Jayme Erdtmann.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, in Holden Beach Chapel, 107 Rothchild St., Holden Beach. A reception will follow the service at Winding River POC, 1640 Goley Hewett Road SE, Bolivia.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that donations be made in his name to the at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to the at Desert Southwest Chapter, 1028 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006-2662.
Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at www.whitefuneralservicesupply.com.
White Funeral and Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply chapel

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from June 14 to June 20, 2018
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603 Ocean Hwy E | Bolivia, NC 28422 | (910) 754-6848
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