Pitt, Donald (1932 - 1999)






----Source: Thorp Courier (Clark County) February 3, 1999


Pitt, Donald (1932 - 1999)


Donald Jerome Pitt, 66, Withee, WI, died on Wednesday, January 27, 1999, at St. Joseph's Hosptial Hospice Care in Marshfield.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 30, 1999, 10:30 a.m. at the Maurina Funeral Home in Owen with Reverend Linda Dutton officiating. Visitation was at the Maurina Funeral Home, Owen on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Donald Pitt was born on October 2, 1932, in Eau Claire, the son of Gilbert and Gunda (Johnson) Pitt. He was a graduate of Thorp High School and attended the U of W Milwaukee for business administration. Donald served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. After his honorable discharge, Don and the former Evon Offord were united in marriage on June 30, 1956 in the Town of Reseburg, Thorp. He was employed with the Coca Cola Company in Eau Claire and from 1958 to 1990, he worked for Foremost Foods, now Kerry, until his retirement due to illness. With his wife, they owned and operated Pittridge Western Outfitter in both Wausau and Owen. In 1994, they sold the business after 25 years. Don had a great love of horses and enjoyed riding in the Wyoming mountains and sharing time with his loving family.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 42 years Evon Pitt of Withee son Dean (Jill) Pitt of Edgar daughter Dawn (Randy) Schneebeli of Willard two brothers Gilbert (Dorothy) Pitt of Delafield, Jon (Mary) Pitt of Freemont, Nebraska one sister Yvonne Pitt of New Berlin three grandchildren: Rebecca Pitt, Nyree and Terril Schneebeli. He was preceded in death by his parents.



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