SIDNEY — Howard E. Ditmer, 90, of 3110 N. Kuther Road, passed away Thursday morning at Wilson Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 8, 1923, in West Milton, the son of the late Debert C. and Anna J.( Berchtold) Ditmer.
Howard was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, where he was a aircraft mechanic. He later went on to work at the former Monarch Machine & Tool Co.
Mr. Ditmer will be deeply missed by his caregivers, Mr.and Mrs. Mark Jones, with whom he has made his home with the past several years.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., with Pastor Darlena Boblit-Dill officiating. Burial will take place at the Union Township Cemetery in Laura.
The family suggest that memorials may be made to the Shelby County Humane Society in memory of Howard Ditmer. Condolences may be expressed to the Ditmer family at the website, www.cromesfh.com.