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Ronald Jay Dittrick 1956 - 2021

SALINA — Ron Dittrick, 64, relinquished his command of this Boot Camp we call life in June, 2021, at his home in Salina, Kan.

Ron was born in Enid, Okla. (a military brat) on Nov. 13, 1956 to George and Lorraine Dittrick. 

He graduated from Ellinwood High before joining the United States Air Force. He played hard and had as much fun as the law would allow.

Ron is survived by a son, Zach Dittrick of Great Bend and his children, Marley and Isaac; daughter, Casey Dittrick and her fiancé, Brian Lundquist of Great Bend with her children, Jackson and Brock; brother, Charlie Dittrick of Wichita and sister, Yvonne (Victor) Linke of Great Bend. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Cody Arlene.

Cremation has taken place and a service will be announced at a later date. To send an online condolence, visit or on Facebook. A Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, Salina, service. “Here’s Ronnie!”

Funeral arrangements provided by

Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home

500 S. Ohio

Salina, Kansas

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 9, 2021