May 28, 1921 ~ July 5, 2002
Meriden - Warren J. Dittmer, 81, of 360 Broad St. died Friday, July 5, 2002 at MidState Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Grace Cichowski Dittmer. He was born in Meriden, May 28, 1921 a son of the late Edward and Gertrude Swinden Dittmer. He graduated from Meriden High School and the Curtis Wright Institute in Glendale, CA. Her served in the US Army Air Corp in England during WW II. He worked for 42 years as a shipping clerk at New Departure until his retirement in 1981. He belonged to the 452nd Bomb Group Assoc. and the 8th Air Force Historical Assoc. He is survived by a daughter, Joan S. Kibly of Meriden, a sister, Joyce Colle of Phoenix, AZ and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Robert Dittmer, Raymond Dittmer and two sisters, Audrey Tomasino and Shirley Turner. Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Meriden. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.