Anita E. Klitzing (92) of Altamont


Published on August 9 2013 5:14 pm

Miss Anita E. Klitzing, 92, of Altamont, died on Thursday evening, August 8, 2013 at 6:15 PM at the Lutheran Care Center, Altamont, Illinois.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday morning August 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the St. Paul “ Blue Point” Lutheran Church, rural Altamont with the Rev. David R. Speers officiating.  Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 9:00 am-11:00 am on Monday,
August 12, 2013 at the “Blue Point Lutheran Church”, rural Altamont, Illinois.  Kull Funeral Home is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements. Burial Rites will be conducted at the church cemetery immediately following the funeral service.

Anita Emma Anne Klitzing was born August 9, 1920 in the “Blue Point “community, Moccasin Township, Effingham County, Illinois.  She was born into the Christian family of Albert John and Anna Emily (Lange) Klitzing as one of three siblings.  Anita was a life member of the St. Paul “Blue Point Lutheran Church being baptized on August 22, 1920, confirmed her faith on March 25, 1934. She was always an active member of the “Blue Point” Ladies Aid Society. Anita shared the farming duties with her brother and sister and worked at the Lutheran Care Center for a number of years in housekeeping as well as Dr. D.G. Huelskoetter’s office in Altamont.

Memorials may be directed to the St. Paul “Blue Point” Lutheran Cemetery Fund or the Lutheran Care Center.

She is survived by several cousins in the Altamont area.

She was preceded in death by her father Albert in 1938 and her mother Anna in 1976 her brother Albert William Klitzing in 1998 and her sister Elda Emma Klitzing in 2002.

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