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Wittrig, John Francis (1877-1967)
Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Apr 13 p. 9
Birth date: 1877 Apr 1
text of obituary:
Resident of Iowa Home Dies at Age 89
Wayland, Iowa. — Funeral services for John Francis Wittrig, a resident of the Crawfordsville and Wayland communities throughout his 89 years, were held March 25 at the Wayland Mennonite Church. He had been a member of the church since 1904.
Mr. Wittrig was born April 1, 1877, and died March 23 at the Parkview Home here, where he had resided the past six years. He was a retired painter and carpenter. His wife was the former Barbara Althaus of Bluffton, Ohio.
Survivors include two daughters, nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one sister and one brother.