Thomas Alfred Dittebrand, 86, of Spring City, passed away at
Parkwest Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Mr. Dittebrand was a World War II, U.S. Navy veteran. He was a loving husband, father and “The
Best Grandfather in the World.” He is preceded in death by parents, Harvey amd Mildred Dittebrand;
his wife of 67 years who passed away on May 26, 2013, Geraldine Dittebrand; daughters, Patricia Goff
and Lauren Ainsworth; son, Michael James Dittebrand and a sister and brother.
He is survived by
his son, Larry (Patricia) Dittebrand of Northern, California; daughter, Arlene (Donavan) Anderson of
Grandview; sister, Ruth Leveque of California; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and eight
Private, family memorial services are being planned for a later date.