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 William Arthur Bittle

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William Arthur Bittle

  • Birth 9 Aug 1908 Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 1988 Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Sec 7
  • Memorial ID 87053224

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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  • Maintained by: Chad Kendell
  • Originally Created by: Tammy Qualls
  • Added: 19 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87053224
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Arthur Bittle (9 Aug 1908–1 Jun 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87053224, citing Alto Pass Cemetery, Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Chad Kendell (contributor 47022398) .