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Cory Dittman

Cory Dittman

SANTEE — Services for Cory Dittman, 47, Norfolk, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Oyate Oyanke Community Center in Santee. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery in Santee.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the community center.

He died Monday, June 10, 2019, in Norfolk.

Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk is in charge of arrangements.


Cory Damon Dittman, son of Harold and Leona Dittman, was born April 29, 1972, in Norfolk. He was employed in the masonry industry as a bricklayer for a few different companies, including Cox Construction, Seedorff Masonry and Deer Creek Masonry.

Cory is survived by his sons, Dakota and Colton Dittman; his grandchildren, Kadince Koehler and Kyzer Dittman; his mother, Leona Dittman; his siblings, Ron Dittman of Norfolk, Donna (Terry) Ronk of Norfolk, Jolene (John) Gall of Norfolk, Lana Dittman of Norfolk, Lonnie (Amanda) Dittman of Norfolk, Tara (Scott) Wragge of Norfolk, Neal Dittman of Battle Creek and Tanya (Abe) Reppert of West Point; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Dittman, and his brother, Troy Dittman.

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