Larry L. Wittman, 64, passed away August 10, 2010. Survived by his wife of 39 years, Margaret Wittman, of the family home; son, Larry (Amanda) Wittman, Jr., all of Pueblo West; stepsons, Rodney Whalen and Clayton Whalen, both of Pueblo; mother, Dolly Wittman-Spate of Pueblo; brother, Frank (Kathy) Wittman of Foley, Ala.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his father, Julius 'Louie' Wittman and sister, Edna Mae Grasmick. Larry was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Rocky Ford, Colo. and was a longtime Pueblo resident. He owned and operated a local automotive repair business for many years. He also was the commander of the DAV. The family thanks the ICU nursing staff at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, as well as the staff at Joni Fair Hospice House. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a, m. Friday, August 13, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Crates officiating, concluding with military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. A memorial fund has been established at Aventa Credit Union, 225 E. Evans Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences,

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  1. I am so sorry for the loss of Uncle Larry. Again, we are reminded just how precious life is. I would have never thought at Rusty’s funeral when I saw Uncle Larry it would be for the last time. He is at peace and will never be in pain again! My heart and prayers are with you all! I send lots of love and prayers!

  2. Margaret, Ron and I are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Larry as the smiling and happy guy.

  3. Larry, Amanda, Margaret & Grandma,
    Know you are in our thoughts and prayers — we know the last few months have been so very hard. May God give you the strength and peace in the coming days and weeks.
    In Christ’s Love,
    Aunt Susie & Uncle Wayne

  4. Margaret, Jr., and Family

    My sincere condolences to you at this time. I will never forget Larry. He was the only one who gave me a chance in the automotive field. He had a heart of gold and will be missed by all.

  5. Larry I am so sorry to hear of the death of your father. He was such a nice man. My prayers are with your family.

    Mrs.(Marilyn) Wagner
    South High School

  6. Margy, Larry, Jr., Amanda and Aunt Dollie-Our deepest sympathy to all and we will miss Larry very much and particularly seeing him at the grocery stores and, of course, family functions. No matter where or when we saw Larry he was always happy and had a big grin as he said “Hi” how are you and then we would stand and chat. He will be missed by many. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love from Tom and Midge

  7. We are very sorry for your loss Larry, Amanda & Mrs. Wittman. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. He will always be alive in your hearts!
    Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

  8. Larry, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. My feelings of deep sympathy go out to the family of Larry Wittman: The Bible promises that the last enemy death will be brought to nothing. (1 Corinthians 15:26) Please be comforted knowing that the God of all comfort feels your pain and purposes to restore mankind to life the way he originally purposed. (John 5:28,29).

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