Robert "Bob" P. Ditter
November 5, 1940 - July 16, 2014
SALEM - Bob, 73, died July 16 in Salem. He was born in Portland to George (Sparky) & Marge (O'Malley) Ditter, and grew up in Mill City, moving to Salem in 1970. Bob graduated from St. Boniface High School in Sublimity. He was a member of Knights of Columbus St. Joseph's Council #1748. Bob received his Associates degree as an auto technician and was very proud of it. He worked in many different areas, most notably as a partner in D&M Insurance Agency in Keizer and owning and operating Action Motors. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and working on cars and various projects. He married Doris Gaines on March 18, 1972 in Renton, WA. Bob is survived by his wife: Doris of Salem; his cousin from his Mother's side: John Pat O'Malley of Milwaukie and lots of Ditter cousins. Rosary will be on Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am both at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Salem, where he was a member. Graveside service will be Wednesday, July 23 at 2:00 pm, at St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus #1748 Seminarian Fund 721 Chemeketa St. NE Salem, OR 97301 or St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank PO Box 7864 Salem, OR 97303. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.
North Santiam Funeral Service
224 N 3rd Ave. Slayton, OR 97383
Published in StatesmanJournal on July 22, 2014