April 17, 1925 ~ November 22, 2020

Born in: Wadena, Minnesota
Resided in: Pueblo West, Colorado

Frank Rudolph Bittenbinder, 95, of Pueblo West, Colo., passed away peacefully at home Sunday, November 22, 2020. Born April 17, 1925, he was the son of Michael and Eva Bittenbinder. After living in Minnesota for 20 years, Frank and his wife Joan moved most of their family to Colorado in 1971. A WWII veteran, Frank worked as an account his entire career. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, especially road trips and camping; and was a loving and devoted member of the Catholic Church. He was an active member of Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, VFW and numerous other community organizations. Frank was preceded in death by his wife of more than 55 years, Joan (Koch) Bittenbinder; his sons, John and Donald; his parents; and siblings, Rose, Susan, Polly, Carl, Joe, John, Phil and Pete. Frank is survived by his children, Jim (Dianne) Bittenbinder, Susan (Art) Yamamoto, Kay (Barry) Porter, Teresa (John) Erickson, and Michael Bittenbinder (Tracy Fontecchio); grandchildren, Nick and Ryan Bittenbinder, Jessica (Blake) Pittman, Dylan and Colton Bittenbinder, Max Erickson; and great-grandchildren, Gracie and Windham. Frank was a good husband, father and provider as well as beloved grandpa and great-grandpa. He was a good person who will be sorely missed by all those who love him. He was laid to rest with his sweetheart and wife, Joan, at Fort Lyons National Cemetery. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. May good wishes are with Frank’s family at this time. I have lived next door to him for over 20 years and he and Joan were perfect neighbors. I will miss him. Randy Bolt

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