HIGHMORE — Pearl Dittman, 98, of Highmore, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Highmore Health in Highmore.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Highmore with Pastor David Peterson presiding. Burial will follow in the Highmore Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Luze Funeral Home in Highmore with visitation one hour prior.
Pearl Augusta Bawdon was born at home in Hand County June 11, 1918, to Herbert Logan and Theresia (Dirks) Bawdon. She graduated from Highmore High School in 1938. She was united in marriage to Fred Dittman on April 10th, 1941. The couple farmed on Fred’s home place in Hyde County.
She was very involved in her community by volunteering her time and serving on many boards. She was a life-long member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her sons, Jerry (Sherri) Dittman, and James (Shirley) Dittman all of Highmore; five grandchildren; ten great- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and one sister-in-law, Ellen Bawdon also of Highmore.
She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Justin; sister, Alma; brothers, Herbert, John and Harold; and two sisters-in-law, Pat Bawdon and Maxine Bawdon.
Luze Funeral Home of Highmore has been entrusted with Pearl’s arrangements.