Dennis Walter Dittman

Dennis Walter Dittman, 88, who owned the former Dittman’s Plaza Pharmacy in Grafton, died Monday, April 9, at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon.

Mr. Dittman was born in Milwaukee on December 7, 1929, to Walter and Catherine Dittman.

After graduating from Rufus King High School, Mr. Dittman studied pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he graduated in 1956.

He worked as a hospital sales representative for Parke Davis & Co. before opening Dittman’s Plaza Pharmacy in Grafton.

According to his family, Mr. Dittman enjoyed bowling with his friends and golfing with his wife Mary of more than 65 years. He also enjoyed working on projects around his house in the Town of Cedarburg, traveling to Florida and Arizona and taking cruises to Europe.

His family also said he was a proud fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Braves and Brewers, and he particularly enjoyed watching the Badgers football and basketball teams.

Mr. Dittman is survived by his wife Mary Ann Dore Dittman of Grafton; children Daniel (Karen) of Brevard, N.C., Michael (Kathy) of Cedarburg and Lynne (Donald) Edler of North Prairie; grandchildren Danielle, Michelle, David, Andrew, Joseph, Anthony, Zachary and Jeremy; and seven great-grandchildren.

A private celebration of life was held  at Village Pointe Commons Saturday, April 14.

Mueller Funeral Home, Cedarburg, handled the arrangements.  

 

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