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October 26, 1942 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
Rita Ann (Nelson) Dillman “Nanny” went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 7, 2023, at the age of 81. Rita was surrounded by her loved ones in the comfort of her home.
Rita was born October 26, 1942, in Logansport, IN to the late Franklin D. Nelson and Doris E. (Martin) Nelson. She was the oldest of three children, who are surviving: brother, Don Nelson (Judy) and sister, Diane (Gary) Gerlach. Rita graduated from Young America High School in 1960.
Surviving is her husband, Ned Dillman; daughters, Chris Klafka (Jeff) and Beth Burgett (Jamey); Grandchildren, Samantha (Klafka) Rasmussen (Davyan), Ian Klafka (Kadee), Ali McCorkle (Scott), Kirsten Randall (Brandon), Gabbi Randall (Tyler); Great-grandchildren, Layne and Mackenzie McCorkle, Parker and Bailee Klafka.
She was preceded in death by their parents, Franklin and Doris Nelson.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 11th 2023 at 10:00 AM at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1608 Kirk Row Kokomo, IN 46902. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 10th 2023 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W Lincoln Rd. Kokomo, IN. Entombment will be in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be left at www.shirleyandstout.com.