Martha Marie Dittrich, 93, of Santa Fe, Texas, passed away on October 17, 2021 at her home in Santa Fe. Martha was born on August 1, 1928 in Schulenberg, Texas to loving parents Joseph and Albina Orsak. Martha was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She will be missed by all those who loved her.
Martha was a devoted Catholic. She was a member of The Altar Society, The Guadalupana Society and was also a Carmelite.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leo Dittrich, daughter Deborah Delaney, son John Dittrich, sisters Julie Baca and Clara Evans, and brothers Lottie Orsak and Edwin Orsak.
Martha is survived by daughters Susan Bailey, Denise Bousley and husband Pat, Kathleen Shafer and husband Farley, and Diane Norman and husband Curtis, sons Michael Dittrich and wife Carolyn, Mark Dittrich, and Gregory Dittrich and wife Tammy, sister Emma Avanzato, and 15 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held for Martha on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with a Rosary beginning at 6:00 PM. The funeral service will be on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Hitchcock, Texas at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Dickinson, Texas.
Honored to serve as pall bearers are Clinton Norman, Kenneth Norman, Greg Dittrich, Jake Morales, Brian Delaney and Ross Haunschild alternate Pallbearer James Messina, Justin Clements, and Joshua Paddie.
The family will receive family and friends at a reception following the grave side service at Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church / Madonna Hall 10114 Hwy 6, Hitchcock, Texas 77563
In lieu of flowers, you may send memorials to St. Jude’s Children Hospital
Fund Name: Martha Dittrich Memorial Fund
or call 800-822-6344 to make a donation.