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 Margaret Irene <I>Becker</I> Ditter

Margaret Irene Becker Ditter

Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Death 28 Oct 2012 (aged 102)
Kingsley, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Burial Kingsley, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Margaret I. Ditter

KINGSLEY, Iowa. Margaret I. Ditter, 102, of Kingsley passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Mark Stoll officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, with a rosary at 6 p.m., at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Online condolences may be sent to

Margaret was born on Nov. 2, 1909, in Le Mars, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Margaret (Foley) Becker. As a small child, she moved with her family to Farmer, S.D. She graduated in 1928 from Edgerton Consolidated High School in Farmer.

Margaret and Arnold Ditter were united in marriage on Jan. 27, 1937, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Farmer. They farmed in the Farmer area for 30 years. In 1967, they moved to Kingsley and formed Becker-Ditter Oil Co. and later becoming Ditter-Rolling Oil Co.

Margaret enjoyed playing cards, sewing, crocheting and quilting. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the Ladies Guild.

She is survived by her children, Dietta Lassegard of Fremont, Neb., Doris (Bob) Wygal of Mount Vernon, Wash., Denise (Chuck) Duignan of Davidsonville, Md., David (Sharon) Ditter of Alexandria, S.D., Dennis (Jeanne) Ditter of Mason City, Iowa, Donald (Wendy) Ditter of Redmond, Wash., Douglas (Peggy) Ditter of West Chester, Pa., and Dale (Glenda) Ditter of Baxter, Minn.; one sister, Irma Burke of Topeka, Kan.; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Delvin; one son–in-law; five brothers; and two sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Michael Catholic Church, 220 Brandon St., KNRC Activity Fund, 305 W Third St, Kingsley, IA 51028 or to the charity of choice.


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