Robert “Bob” P. Ditter
November 5, 1940 – July 16, 2014

Salem – Bob, 73, died July 16 in Salem. He was born in Portland, growing up in Mill City and moving to Salem in 1970. Bob graduated from St. Boniface High School in Sublimity. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Salem and the Knights of Columbus St. Joseph’s Council #1748. Bob received his Associates degree as an auto technician and was very proud of it. He worked in many different areas, most notably as a partner in D&M Insurance Agency in Keizer and owning and operating Action Motors. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and working on cars and various projects.

He married Doris Gaines on March 18, 1972 in Renton, WA. Bob is survived by his wife: Doris of Salem; his cousin from his Mother’s side: John Pat O’Malley of Milwaukie and lots of Ditter cousins. 

Recitation of Rosary will be on Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am both at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Salem. Graveside service will be Wednesday, July 23 at 2:00 pm, at St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: St. Joseph Knights of Columbus #1748 Seminarian Fund, 721 Chemeketa St. NE, Salem, OR 97301; or St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank, PO Box 7864, Salem, OR 97303. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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