William Charles Aurand Witt (1899-1984) - Find a... (2024)

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Birth

East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

Death
7 Oct 1984 (aged 85)

Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA

Burial

Linville Cemetery

Edina, Knox County, Missouri, USA Add to Map

Plot
Row 1 SWQ
Memorial ID
117506567 · View Source

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William C. Witt
Funeral services for William C. Witt, 85, of Edina, will be held at 10:30 Wednesday morning (October 10, 1984) in Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel, Edina. The Rev. Luke Turnough (sic) of Edina will conduct the services. Music will be provided by Fred Kinsel, soloist and Bessie Hudson, organist. Burial will be in Linville cemetery at Edina.
Mr. Witt died at 1:24 Sunday afternoon (October 7, 1984) in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
Born Septemer 3, 1899 at East Moline, Illinois, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Aurand. On September 18, 1918 at New Lisbon, Wisconsin, he married Jessie Eversen who survives. Also surviving are one son, Jack A. Witt of Galesburg, Illinois; one half-sister; granddaughter, Mrs. Tom (Sandra Lou Witt) Wittle and other relatives, including a cousin, Mrs. James (Kristi) Ruzlow of Quincy, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his adopted parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Witt, Sr.; three brothers; one half-brother and two sisters.
Mr. Witt was a graduate of the Necedah, Wisconsin, High School and the Marquette University at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During his earlier years, Mr. Will was a heavy equipment operator in the Quincy, Illinois area. In 1937 he and his family moved to Edina where Mr. Witt owned and operated the Gamble Store for over 45 years. In 1944 Mr. Witt became a Ford Tractor and Equipment dealer and continued in that business in Edina until his retirement in 1983.
During World War I, Mr. Witt served with the United States Army.
He was a member of the Edina United Methodist Church and the Cyril Graham American Legion Post No. 258 of Edina.
Bearers will be: J. J. Hayes, Harold McKay, Stanley Sharp, Robert Cahalan, Charles McCarty and Dudley Gillaspy.
Kirksville Daily Express, Kirksville, Missouri, October 09, 1984

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William C. Witt
Funeral services for William C. Witt, 85, of Edina, will be held at 10:30 Wednesday morning (October 10, 1984) in Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel, Edina. The Rev. Luke Turnough (sic) of Edina will conduct the services. Music will be provided by Fred Kinsel, soloist and Bessie Hudson, organist. Burial will be in Linville cemetery at Edina.
Mr. Witt died at 1:24 Sunday afternoon (October 7, 1984) in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
Born Septemer 3, 1899 at East Moline, Illinois, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Aurand. On September 18, 1918 at New Lisbon, Wisconsin, he married Jessie Eversen who survives. Also surviving are one son, Jack A. Witt of Galesburg, Illinois; one half-sister; granddaughter, Mrs. Tom (Sandra Lou Witt) Wittle and other relatives, including a cousin, Mrs. James (Kristi) Ruzlow of Quincy, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his adopted parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Witt, Sr.; three brothers; one half-brother and two sisters.
Mr. Witt was a graduate of the Necedah, Wisconsin, High School and the Marquette University at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During his earlier years, Mr. Will was a heavy equipment operator in the Quincy, Illinois area. In 1937 he and his family moved to Edina where Mr. Witt owned and operated the Gamble Store for over 45 years. In 1944 Mr. Witt became a Ford Tractor and Equipment dealer and continued in that business in Edina until his retirement in 1983.
During World War I, Mr. Witt served with the United States Army.
He was a member of the Edina United Methodist Church and the Cyril Graham American Legion Post No. 258 of Edina.
Bearers will be: J. J. Hayes, Harold McKay, Stanley Sharp, Robert Cahalan, Charles McCarty and Dudley Gillaspy.
Kirksville Daily Express, Kirksville, Missouri, October 09, 1984

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Parents

  • George Ernest Aurand 1856–1929
  • Catherine Virginia Baird Aurand 1863–1900

Spouse

  • Jessie Alfreida Eversen Witt 1900–1998 (m. 1918)

Siblings

  • Ethyl May Aurand Darland 1888–1919
  • Walter Baird Aurand 1890–1971
  • John William Aurand 1892–1964
  • William Elmer "Bill" Aurand 1897–1971

Half Siblings

  • Clara Frances Aurand Curry 1906–1989
  • Wallace D. Aurand 1907–1975

Children

  • Jack Aurand Witt 1920–1996

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  • Created by: Pam Witherow
  • Added:Sep 22, 2013
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117506567/william_charles_aurand-witt: accessed ), memorial page for William Charles Aurand Witt (3 Sep 1899–7 Oct 1984), Find a Grave Memorial ID 117506567, citing Linville Cemetery, Edina, Knox County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Pam Witherow (contributor 47364463).

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