Eric Dittmer(1946 - 2013)

Dittmer, Eric

Eric "E.T." Dittmer left the planet on Monday, December 30, 2013, to continue his journey.

He was born on February 12, 1946, to Roger & Jane (Jabas) Dittmer.

Eric was a graduate of Green Bay West High School in 1964. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country.

Eric married Bonnie Pansier on August 27, 1975.

He was employed for over 33 years in the mill division of Green Bay Packaging until his retirement.

Eric had a passion for wood carving. He dedicated hours to creating carvings and took pleasure in giving those items to family and friends. He loved racing, the Green Bay Packers, karaoke and playing dominos every Tuesday night for the past eight years with friends.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; children, Julie (Frank) Holmes, John (Cassidy) Dittmer and Ilea (Curt) Cornelius; grandchildren, Frank & Melia Holmes, Natalie & Benjamin Dittmer and Kendyl & Garrett Cornelius; mother, Jane Dittmer; sister, Bette (Richard) Naud; mother-in-law, Marilyn Pansier; brother-in-law, Dale Pansier; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Roger.

Honoring Eric's wishes, a celebration of life will be held at a future date. To leave a message for the family, please visit

Eric's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Unity Hospice for their care and support during this time.


Funeral Home

Newcomer Funeral Home
340 S Monroe Ave Green Bay, WI 54301

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 1, 2014