Henry Jesse Witt

henry witt

January 23, 1931 ~ July 6, 2005

Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

Henry Jesse 'Hank' Witt, 74, of Pueblo West, Colorado, passed away July 6, 2005. Survived by his children, Rebecca (Brant) Dunn, Henry Jay (Lisa) Witt, Deborah (Rod) Clark, all of Pueblo West, Daniel (Karen) Witt of Peyton, Colo., and Stacye (Ty) Bradley of Clayton, New Mexico; sisters, Anna (Lewis) Mayer of Guymon, Okla. and LaVon Weber of Wichita, Kan.; brothers, Walt (Arthena) Witt and Jim (Nelda) Witt of Flagler, Colo.; brother-in-law, Clyde (Elise) Adams of Guymon, Okla.; sister-in-law, Earlene Witt of Hooker, Okla.; grandchildren, Kaleb (Amy), Hilary, Nathan and Bethany Dunn, Ben, Josh, Zack, Luke, Henry Jesse and Leah R. Witt, Katie and Levi Clark, Anna (John) O'Brien, Taylor and Paige Wallace, and Aaron, Karlee and Abbey Bradley; great grandchildren, Maggie and Hattie Dunn. Preceded in death by his wife, Myrna Jean; parents, Henry A. and Anna F. Witt; sister, Clara Adams; and brother, Bill Witt. Born January 23, 1931, in Hooker, Okla., Hank served his country in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, receiving the Silver Star of Valor. He was a farmer in Southeastern Colorado in the Granada area. Member of the Southwest Church of Christ. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2005, at the Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd., with Minister Gary Aragon officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Brookside Cemetery in Rye, Colo., with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Those who desire may make memorials to Southwest Church of Christ's Casa de la Esperanza or Adventure in Missions Fund, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. We want all of you to know that we are still thinking of you in the loss of Hank. He was a special man and we are impressed and proud of all the work he continued to do with the church. Hank will always be remembered and loved by the kids also for the wonderful stories he would take time to tell them. Our love, Dallas and Rose

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. My life would not have been the same had I never had the joy of knowing your family. You were all so wonderful to us when we lost our mom, and for that I will be eternally grateful. May you all find comfort in knowing that your dad is in a far better place, and that he is finally with your mom again, and that they are with their Saviour.

    I am saving a copy of the Lamar Daily News with your dad’s obituary, and if you will e-mail me with an address, I will send it to you. Take care, all, & please let us know if we can help out in any way.
    Lisa, Mike, Zach, Daniel & Taylor

  3. Stacye, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. I was so sorry to hear the news. You know how much I care for you and respect you. If there’s anything I can do to help, please don’t hesitate to let me know. Just knowing you and the kind of person you are speaks volumes about your father. Focus on the wonderful memories as they come to you. Love and warm thoughts to you and your family. Faye

  4. We want to express our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear father, grandfather, brother, and friend. We were grieved to hear of Hank’s departure, but we can know that he is in a much better place. May God give you peace at this time.

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