Gary Gene Dittmer, 4303 East Wildcat Drive, Cave Creek, AZ 85331, age 75, passed away at Honor Health Hospital at Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale , on Thursday, February 11, 2016.
Born May 8, 1940, in Fargo, North Dakota , he grew up on the family farm outside of Leonard, ND. He graduated from Leonard High School, and attended North Dakota and Arizona State Universities. Gary farmed over 30 years and after farming sold real estate in North Dakota and Arizona for 27 years.
Survivors include his wife of almost 53 years, Marvy Jo, son Mark (Katrina) Dittmer, daughter Lisa (Peter) Welte, four grand children Alex and Hannah Dittmer, Cole and Kellie Welte., and two sisters Shirley (Ed) Alvstad-Williams and Karen (David) Trottier.
Services will be held at on 2 p.m., Saturday, February 20, at Messinger's Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ. All are welcome at the service and the reception immediately following.