Aug. 15, 1920 March 25, 2007
WELLINGTON Anna Dittmer, 86, of Wellington, died Sunday at Lorain Community Health Partners.
She was born Aug. 15, 1920 in Manchester, N.H., to the late Frank and Mary (Dabrowska) Babicz.
She graduated high school in Manchester and worked as a news reporter for a local newspaper there. She also ran a farm with her husband for 40 years in New London. She was a member of the New London Eagles No. 2969 and the Wellington American Legion Post No. 8. She enjoyed playing cards and visiting with people.
She is survived by her daughter, Karla Correll of New London; two grandchildren of New London and two great-grandchildren of New London; and her companion of eight years, LeRoy Drake of Wellington.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Carl; and brothers, Joe and Leon Babicz.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, where a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at 6 p.m. A private burial will take place later in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Cancer Society, Ohio Division, Inc., North Region, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44106.