Bloomington- Daniel Dithen, 71, of
Bloomington, passed away at 3:00 p.m. on May 13, 2014 at his
residence in Bloomington.
Daniel was born April 18, 1943 in
Bloomington, Illinois, a son to Arthur W. and Mildred Reeder
He is survived by one sister,
Shirley (Raymond) Heidelberg of Downs; two brothers, Bill (Crystal)
Dithen of Bloomington; Walter Dithen of Bloomington; and many
nieces and nephews.
Daniel was preceded in death by his
twin brother David, with whom he had made his home; his parents;
his maternal grandparents, Ethel Brand and Edward Reeder; and
paternal grandparents, Peter and Gretchen Dithen.
Funeral services will be Tuesday,
May 20, 2014 at 12:00 noon at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
in Bloomington with Pastor Stephanie Soon officiating. Visitation
will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington.
Daniel served in the United States
Air Force and was stationed in England.
He worked at G.M. & O Railroad.
Later Daniel and David both ran Dithen service station. Dan enjoyed
cooking and gardening. He and David were very good cooks. Dan would
do anything to help out others. He will be truly missed by his
family and friends. Memorial contributions may be directed to the
Community Cancer Center.
Daniel has gone to join his twin
brother. They are now together forever.
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