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Obituaries

Jimmie D. Pitzer 1930 - 2011 Hutchinson

Paid family tribute

Jimmie D. Pitzer, 80, died Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born September 3, 1930 at Bartlesville, Okla., the son of James Paul and Bessie Ann Hill Pitzer.
He was a 1949 graduate of Hutchinson High School, former member of Loyal Order of the Moose #982, member of Eastwood Church of Christ, had been a self employed salesman, mainly Kirby Vacuums and retired farmer.
On August 19, 1950 he married Evelyn E. Erb in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include their children and spouses; Karleen Kroeker, Jay and Donna Pitzer, all of Hutchinson, Shelly and Robert Gibler, Lawrence, two brothers; Kenneth, Arcadia, Calif., Phillip, Partridge, two sisters; Edith Milano, Sante Fe Springs, Calif., Emma Cessna, Hutchinson, four grandchildren; Jeremy and Angie Kroeker, Nickerson, Jaimie and Roy McComas, Hutchinson, Kameron and Kiefer Gibler, Lawrence, four great grandchildren; Tyler and Ashley Kroeker, Ethan and Charles McComas. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Johnnie and Clarence, two sisters; Lorene Lewis and Pearl Grant.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Eastwood Church of Christ with Jimie-Wray Mead officiating. Private burial will precede the memorial service at Memorial Park Cemetery. His casket will remain closed. His register book will be available 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Eastwood Church of Christ, Dialysis Center of Hutchinson or Hospice of Reno County in care of the mortuary. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a condolence or remembrance for his family.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.