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October 5, 2013

Ronald Lee Dillman

Ronald Lee Dillman

TWELVE MILE — Ronald Lee Dillman, 82, Twelve Mile, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor, Logansport.

Born May 11, 1931, in Cass County, Ron was the second of four sons of the late Carl T. and Esther (Dewald) Dillman. On March 3, 1957, at the Corinth Brethren Church, he married Janet E. (Rhinebarger) Dillman, who survives.

A lifetime resident of Cass County, Ron was a 1950 Twelve Mile High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Ron was a Korean War veteran, having served aboard the USS Lake Champlain. He also worked for the Civil Service at Grissom Air Force Base in Bunker Hill.

Ron worked for Harold Dewald as a carpenter before he began his career in dairy farming. Ron retired in 2006 after working 48 years on the farm. He was a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau, the American Legion and the Gideons. Ron was a member of Corinth Brethren Church in Twelve Mile.

An avid sports fan, Ron enjoyed following the St. Louis Cardinals, the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Hoosiers. His other hobbies included mushroom hunting and fishing.

Surviving Ron is his wife, Janet E. Dillman of 56 years; their children, Kevin Dillman of Twelve Mile, Debra (Bryan) Holliman of Logansport, Dawn Pickens of Warsaw, Dana Dillman of Nashville, Tenn., and Cynthia (Keith) McIntosh of Nashville, Tenn; 10 grandchildren, Chasity Dillman and fiance Michael Johnson of DeKalb, Ill., Dustin (Megan) Dillman of Lucerne, Ericka Dillman of Twelve Mile, Alex Dillman of Twelve Mile, Matthew Holliman of Logansport, Lindsey (Matt) Dunithan of Milford and Kayley, Brandon and Ryan McIntosh of Nashville, Tenn.

Always a great joy, brightening their great-grandpa's days were his four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Paytyn and Addisyn Dillman and Aiden Johnson of Champaign, Ill.

Three brothers also survive, Marvin Dillman of Twelve Mile, Carl E. (Shirley) Dillman of Plymouth and Robert (Linda) Dillman of Logansport. Many nieces, nephews and cousins survive.

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