Vivian Pricella Dittrich

GLADSTONE – Vivian Pricella Dittrich, 78, of Gladstone, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 30, 2013, at her home in the comfort of her family and Marquette General Home Health. Vivian was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Escanaba, daughter of Charles and Anna (DeCook) Dausey. She attended Escanaba High School.

Vivian enjoyed knitting, cooking, canning, going on trips and enjoyed spending time at the casino.

She is survived by her husband, Francis, of Gladstone; her son, David G. Dittrich, of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Jennifer (John) Delveau and Austin Dittrich of Orlando, Fla; two great-grandchildren, Bryce and Breann Delveau of Gladstone; one brother, Stephen (Clara) Dausey of Kawkawlin, Mich.

Preceded in death are her parents; two children, Gary and Dennis Dittrich; sister, Janet Lofquist; and two brothers, Charles Jr. and Carlton Dausey.

Visitation was be held from 1 until 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Vivian were held at 3 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba with Rev. Emmett Norden officiating. Interment will take place at Ford River West Cemetery in Hyde, Mich., in the spring. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences which can be sent to the family at