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Mary Kathleen 'Kathy' Ditmire, age 81, Logansport, passed away peacefully at 10:55 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021, at HealthPark Medical Center, Fort Myers, Florida.
Born September 7, 1939, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Joseph and Robbie Jones Burns.
On May 25, 1963, she married L. Joseph Ditmire, who preceded her in death on March 11, 2002.
Kathy graduated from Grass Creek High School in 1957 and Ball State University in 1961. She was an elementary school teacher in the Logansport School Corporation.
She had been employed until recently as the receptionist at Kroeger Funeral Home.
Kathy was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority, and Logansport Art Association. She was an active and well-known member of the Logansport community.
Surviving are a son-in-law, Ken Boultinghouse, Dana Point, California; sister, Angela Moss, Kokomo; life-long best friend, Kay Murhling, Rochester; special friend, Jan Blackburn, Logansport; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her son, Jeffrey J. Ditmire and daughter, Jill A. Ditmire, preceded her in death. Also preceding in death are brother-in-law, Walter Moss; nephews, Christopher Miles and Joseph Miles.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for both Kathy and Jill at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at All Saints Catholic Church, with Fr. Kyle Neterer officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County Community Foundation – Ditmire Family Scholarship Fund , PO Box 441, Logansport 46947. Envelopes will be available at the church.
The family has requested that COVID restrictions apply and masks are required.
The funeral mass for both Kathy and Jill will be broadcast live starting at 1:00 p.m. by going to Kathy’s obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
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