Carl David Dittmer, age 71, of Smithton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.
He was born July 28, 1940, in Smithton, a son of the late Carl and Velma Page Dittmer. On July 6, 1968, in Sedalia, David was united in marriage to Linda Busker, who survives at their home.
He was a 1958 graduate of Smithton High School.
David was a lifelong farmer; who loved to ride horses.
He was a faithful member of St. John United Church of Christ in Florence.
Survivors also include one daughter Amy (Greg) Wittman of Florence; one brother, Richard (Irene) Dittmer of Smithton; three grandchildren, Dylan, Paige and Jenna Wittman, also nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 12, at St. John United Church of Christ in Florence with Rev. Gene Page and Pastor Dan Page officiating. Interment will be in St. John UCC Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 P.M. Friday, November 11, at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Stover.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. John UCC Cemetery in Florence. www.scrivner-morrow.com