Joyce D. Wittman, age 79, died Thursday afternoon, February 13, 2014, at the Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita, Kansas.
She was born March 1, 1934, at LaCrosse, Kansas, the daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Morgan) Schrott. As a young girl she attended grade school in a rural country school in Nekoma, Kansas. She later graduated from LaCrosse High School in 1951.
On May 15, 1955, she married Robert E. Wittman at LaCrosse. After their marriage, the couple made their home in Bazine, Kansas until June, 1960 when the moved to Meade, Kansas. As a resident of Meade, she worked as an X-Ray Technician for the Meade District Hospital for many years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Meade. Joyce enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing softball in her younger years, and dancing.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Robert Wittman of Meade, Kansas.
A son, Kelly Wittman of rural Meade, Kansas
A grandson, Alec Wittman of rural Meade, Kansas
Numerous nieces and a nephew
She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Buddy and Charles Schrott.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Reverend Diana Stewart presiding. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Meade District Hospital or the Harry Hynes Hospice in care of the funeral home.