Sublimity – Wilma, 93,
died January 5, 2011 in Sublimity. She was born in Sublimity.
Wilma left home at 15 to work in Portland. During WWII she met
Ernest Rositzke, they married on June 3, 1944 in Salinas, KS.
After WWII they moved to New York to open delicatessens and other
businesses. Wilma and Ernest retired to Florida in their early
50’s. They enjoyed traveling and golfing. She moved back to her
birthplace in 1999 after her husband’s passing, and was a member
of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Marian Estates Auxiliary.
Wilma enjoyed spending time with
her daughter and grandchildren, going to bingo, doing
crafts and taking her daily strolls.
She is survived by her
daughter: Barbara Kerr of Dallas and 4 grandchildren: Heather,
Daniel, Douglas & Devin Kerr all of New York. Wilma was the
last member of her generation of Ditter family. She was preceded
in death by sisters: Loretta Sullens and Alma Kline;
and brothers: George “Sparky”, Raymond and Philip
Rosary will be Friday,
January 14, 2011 at 12:30 pm and
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, January 14, 2011
at 1:00 pm both St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity.
Entombment will be in Boynton Beach Mausoleum, Boynton Beach,
Florida. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Boniface
Church or St. Mary Elementary School. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.