Benjamin Andrew Dilts

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Service Information
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
10101 Broadway
Crown Point, IN
Sunday, Jun. 9, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Funeral service
Monday, Jun. 10, 2019
10:00 AM
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
10101 Broadway
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Benjamin Andrew Dilts


Benjamin Andrew Dilts, age 36 of Miller Beach, passed away unexpectedly on June 5, 2019.

Ben is survived by his father, Mattison Dilts and mother, Gene Wozniak Dilts; sister, Elizabeth Dilts Marshall (Wyatt Marshall).

He played the guitar, piano and was a talented drummer in several local bands. He was a social worker for more than a decade, first at Arc Bridges, where he provided support services for developmentally disabled adults. He later worked at Geminus Regional Health Systems, wherehe was a supervisor with the Real Fathers Initiative Program, which reunited separated families.

A lover of his lifetime home in Miller Beach, he volunteered with the Humane Society and Friends of Marquette Park. Ben was a lifetime member of Marquette Park United Methodist Church.

Visitation on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at BURNS FUNERAL HOME, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. Funeral service Monday, June 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at BURNS. Services will conclude after the funeral. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Marquette Park United Methodist Church.


Published in The Times on June 8, 2019
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