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William Arthur Bittle
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1908
Alto Pass
Union County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1988
Alto Pass
Union County
Illinois, USA

ALTO PASS W.A. "Arthur" Bittle, 79, of Route 1, died at noon Wednesday, June 1, 1988. at home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral .Home in Alto Pass, with burial in Alto Pass Cemetery. Visitation will be after 8 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Cross of Peace Foundation or the Alto Pass Cemetery Fund.

Mr. Bittle had been chief dispatcher for the GMO Railroad, and had owned Bittle Orchards.

He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cobden, and was a member of Elks Lodge 572 and Moose Lodge 1591, both in Murphysboro, GMO Historical Society, and the Union County Farm Bureau.

He was born August 9, 1908, in Alto Pass to William and Maude (Rendleman) Bittle.

He married Jo Calandro in 1960. She survives.

Other survivors include one daughter, Judy Lounsbury of Alto Pass; and one grandchild.

One brother preceded him in death.

Source: Southern Illinoisan, June 3, 1988

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Edward Bittle (1872 - 1964)
  Maude Rendleman Bittle (1876 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Anne Calandro Bittle (1920 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Morris Edward Bittle (1903 - 1972)*
  William Arthur Bittle (1908 - 1988)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alto Pass Cemetery
Alto Pass
Union County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec 7
 
Maintained by: Chad Kendell
Originally Created by: Tammy Qualls
Record added: Mar 19, 2012
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William Arthur Bittle
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William Arthur Bittle
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