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 Robert Earl Wittig

Robert Earl Wittig

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Death 24 Nov 2012 (aged 83)
Burial Wharton, Wharton County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 101529138 · View Source
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Robert Wittig, age 83 of Wharton died Saturday, November 24, 2012, in Houston following an extended illness. He was born on May 20, 1929, in Wharton the son of the late Clarence August Wittig and Frieda Henrietta Margareta Koch Wittig. Visitation was held on Tuesday night at the Wharton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held TODAY, Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at 2:00 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church with Rev. Barry Sharp officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton. Robert was a lifelong resident of Wharton and he graduated from Wharton High School in 1947. He served his country in the US Army 1st Armored Division and Radio Operator of the 5th Armored Division. He married Georgia "Ann" Lewis on September 6, 1958, and she preceded him in death on November 23, 1980. Besides his wife and parents, Robert was also preceded in death by his brother Leroy Wittig. Robert was a Farmer and worked as Armed Security for South Texas Nuclear Project for ten years. Robert loved offshore fishing, playing dominoes, gardening, and growing pecans and vegetables. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors include his daughters, Kathy Freidhof and husband Bill of Houston, Naida Kellogg and husband Randy of Cypress, and Roxanna Wittig of Sugar Land, son, Larry Wittig and wife Teri Ann of Lake Jackson, brothers, Leonard Wittig and wife Lil of Boling, Albert Wittig of Freeport, Raymond Wittig of Wharton, Herman Wittig and wife Linda of Boling, and Howard Wittig and wife Loretta of Lane City, sisters, Helen Thomas and husband Bill of Houston and Edith Thonsgaard and husband Dale of Wharton, sister in law Shirley Wittig of Wharton, grandchildren, Conner Freidhof, Claire Freidhof, April Williams, Lindsey Wittig, Clifford Wittig, Clayton Wittig, Elijah Wittig, and Shelbi Kellogg and Great Granddaughter Kaci Williams. Pallbearers were Conner Freidhof, Brian Bremser, Stephen Carson, Clifford Wittig, Clayton Wittig, and Chad Thonsgaard.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Frank Everett
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101529138
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Earl Wittig (20 May 1929–24 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101529138, citing Evergreen Memorial Park, Wharton, Wharton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .