The Rev. Deacon Kenneth Dimmitt passed from this life into eternal light at this afternoon. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace.
Funeral arrangements are still pending.
Deacon Ken was born at home in Wapello County, Iowa on January 8, 1931 and raised on a working farm. He graduated from Agency High School and attended Iowa Success Business College. He was subsequently drafted into the U. S. Army, where he served two years active duty and six years in the reserves. He farmed for one year and attended Iowa State College, extension course, for vocational agriculture and worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works in office services.
Deacon Ken moved to California in 1959 and worked at Lockheed Aircraft until June of 1986, as a Liaison Engineer. He has the equivalent of a Bachelors Degree in Engineering. He retired and went to work for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle for a total of 6-1/2 years.
Deacon Ken was ordained to the deaconate in January 2000, in Seattle and attended St. Michaels Seminary.
He met and married Linda Grable in 1962. Linda is a retired Medical Transcriber and they have two grown children and two precious grandchildren. He has served as a deacon since 2000. They moved to Texas in 2006 and joined Holy Trinity, Hurst, where Ken served for the last 5 years. Linda has played the keyboard, cello, and has sung in the choir at Holy Trinity and is active in the Intercessory Prayer Ministry.
Please remember the Dimmitt family in your prayers.