Ronald Arthur "Rusty" Wittig, Edgerton, WI (1923-2013)

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Friday, December 6, 2013

November 3, 1923 - December 3, 2013

Ronald Arthur "Rusty" Wittig, 90, of Edgerton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. He was born on Nov. 3, 1923, in Plainville, WI, son of the late Anton "Ben" and Flora (Elderkin) Wittig. He was united in marriage to Margaret Anne Hill, on June 22, 1957, in Stoughton. She preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 2006. He was a member of the Lakeview Church, Stoughton. Ron had worked as a welder at JATCO, for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the local UAW 95. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, using his mower, working in his yard, gardening/canning, reading western books, patronizing local restaurants where he had many friends, watching the Brewers, Packers, Badgers, and he enjoyed woodworking and other home projects in his workshop. His special love was his wife, Margaret, and spending time with his family and friends.

Ron is survived by one daughter, Ann (Earl) Pleyte; and one granddaughter, Kendra Pleyte, both of Edgerton. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Pearl, Celia and Bert; three brothers, George, Edmund and Clifford.

A Gathering and Celebration of Ron's Life will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the EHLERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, US HWY 51 N, Edgerton. Condolences may be expressed at ehlertfuneralhome.com


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