Marie F. (Foreman) Dittoe
Memorial services for Marie (Foreman) Dittoe, age 92 of Creighton, Nebraska, formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska, will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton, with the Reverend Beverly Lanzendorf officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Creighton, Nebraska.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Reah Marie (Foreman) Dittoe, long time resident of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away at the Creighton Avera Care Centre on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 at the age of 92. Marie was born near Venus, Nebraska, in southwest Knox County, on November 12, 192,1 to Floyd and Reah (Bowker) Foreman. Marie grew up in Creighton, Nebraska, and graduated from Creighton High School in 1939.
Marie worked for the Selective Service System for over 32 years at the Knox County Local Board, the Seward County Local Board, and finally at the state headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. Marie was also employed by Consumer Public Power in Creighton during 1947 and 1948, when the Selective Service System was shut down.
Marie married Paul Dittoe in Wahoo, Nebraska on September 14, 1973.
Marie was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 15 and a 50 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 3.
Marie's enjoyed cleaning, dancing, reading, crocheting, macramé, embroidery, fishing, hunting, water yoga, and was passionate about politics and Husker football.
Marie is survived by her brother, Berthol Foreman of Columbus, Nebraska; as well as nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Reah Foreman; husband, Paul Dittoe; sister, Lola Green; brothers, Floyd Foreman and Ellis Foreman; and her niece, Nancy Foreman.
Marie requested that memorials be made to the donor's choice.