Celebrating the life of Steven Lynn Dittmar
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Steve was a tool maker retiring from the Chrysler Belvidere Assembly Plant. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 1268 in Belvidere, Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau and the National Rifle Association. He was an amateur photographer specializing in scenic and train photos. He loved his Sheltie dog “Bear” and his cat “Pookie”. Steve was an avid supporter of taking care of dogs and cats through the Safe Haven Humane Society in Elizabeth and would watch their Facebook Live every Tuesday night.
Steve is survived by his brothers, Richard (Peg) Dittmar of Elizabeth, Robert (Heidi) Dittmar of Elizabeth; nephews, Michael (Jonna) Dittmar, Matthew (Melissa) Dittmar, Eric Wiltshire, Terry (Kelly) Wiltshire, Terry Burbach; nieces, Merri (Trevor) Sevey, Greta Dittmar; uncle, Jim Brown; aunts, Elsie Lewis, Patricia Brown; several cousins; special friend Audrey Sitzmann-Dittmar of Rockford.
Steve is predeceased by his parents, Delmar and Rita Dittmar.
Cremation rites accorded with no public funeral services. In memory of Steve a memorial will be established in his name for the Safe Haven Humane Society, 1471 US Highway 20 West, Elizabeth, IL 61028, 815-858-2265, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.