Ona Elnora <I>Luiten</I> Kittel

Ona Elnora Luiten Kittel

Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 28 Jul 2010 (aged 98)
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 75613105 · View Source
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Ona Elenora Luiten Kittel of Spokane, Age 98 died on July 28, 2010, one week after her 98th birthday.

She was born in Ritzville, WA. July 20, 1912 to Fred and Anna Luiten. After high school graduation, she attended Cheney Normal School, now Eastern Washington University.

In 1937 she married Charles Kittel also of Ritzville. They first lived in Vancouver, WA. where her husband taught school and coached. They moved to Brewster, WA. in 1944 and lived there until 1976. While in Brewster she was a homemaker, worked seasonally in the apple industry and in later years worked as a bookkeeper at Brewster Medical Clinic.

After her husbands death in 1975 she moved to Ritzville to live with her widowed mother for a short time and then to Pasco, WA. to live with her sister and brother-in-law. Following the death of her brother-in-law both she and her sister moved to Spokane in 1984 where she resided until the time of her passing.

She was skilled at needle handiwork, including cross-stitch, embroidery and knitting and left many legacy items to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

It is said she loved gardening, bowling and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and watching the Seattle Mariners.

She is survived by her two children, Karren Wright (Jay) of Sacramento, WA. and Dr. John Kittel (Gerry) of Spokane, WA. Grandchildren Jill Mahurin, Christian Wright, Jennifer Work, Jessica Brownlee, Jacqueline Dawson, Jodi Kittel and 10 great-grandchildren, a brother-in-law Howard Kittel of Bellingham, WA and numerous neices and nephews.



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