Lylina A. Dittmer

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Lylina Ann (Robbins) Dittmer, 44, of Elkader, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Mercy One, in Elkader.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 20, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader and one hour before the services on Monday.

Funeral service were Monday, Oct. 21, at the church, conducted by Rev. Jon Haack.

Interment was at Mederville Cemetery.

Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elkader assisted the family.

Lylina was born Feb. 22, 1975, to Lyle R. Robbins, Sr and Gloria A. Robbins.

Lylina attended school at Central Community School of Elkader and graduated in 1993. Lylina attended and graduated Kirkwood Community College 1995, with an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts and Media.

She was united in marriage to Douglas John Dittmer on Sept. 23, 1995, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader.  They have one daughter, Erin Jo Dittmer, eighth grade at Central Community School.

Lylina worked at Elkader Care Center for ten years, Rise Group Home for ten years along with being an EMT for Mercy One for 15 years. Lylina was dedicated to her EMT service, helping at extra times whenever needed, and many extra hours working on the nursing floor of the hospital.

She enjoyed camping, car cruises, photography, crocheting and attending the local fairs. Lylina was always helping others and enjoyed being with family and friends. She also enjoyed Mud Bogs. Lylina was a member of the Girl Scouts from Brownie to Cadet.

Lylina is survived by her husband, Douglas John Dittmer; daughter, Erin Jo of Elkader; father, Lyle R. Robbins, Sr. (Val) of Anita; mother, Gloria Ann Robbins (Harry Sr) of Elkader; one brother, Lyle R. Robbins Jr (Stacy) of Jefferson; nephew, Luke; nieces, Natalie and Alyssa Robbins of Jefferson; step-sisters, Angel (Jerry) Richards of Creston, and B.J. Kinzie of Creston; step-brothers, Chuck (Andi) Kinzie of Anita, Donnie (Kim) Kinzie of Stuart; mother-in-law, Darlene Dittmer of Elkader; sisters-in-law, Lisa (Kevin) Ihde of Farmersburg and Jan (John) Garms of Elkader; uncle, Harry W. Robbins, Jr. (Paulette) of Chaney, Wash.; aunt, Sadie Robbins of Antioch, Calif., aunt, Bonnie Stifel of Postville, uncle, Lavern (Carol) Gibbs of Cedar Rapids, uncle, Melvin (Barb) Gibbs of Waterloo and aunt, Lorraine LaGrange of Cedar Rapids and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Glen and Violet Gibbs, John and Gladys Robbins, Clair and Carol Phelps; uncles, John Paul Robbins and his son, Cheyenne and William Crane.

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