Jean WittenbergJean Wittenberg, 75, Valley City, N.D.
Jean Wittenberg, 75, Valley City, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Valley City.
Jean Fay Bowder was born Dec. 4, 1933, in Jamestown, the daughter of Russell and Ottilia (Liebig) Bowder. She grew up and attended school in James-town. After completing her education she moved to Valley City where she worked at the Barnes County Dairy Bar. She married Robert Wittenberg on Dec. 4, 1954. They lived on the Wittenberg homestead farm. They moved to Valley City in 1993. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Eagles Auxiliary, both Valley City. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo.
She is survived by her husband; three daughters, Shela (Richard) Wittenberg-Olson, Valley City, Rochelle (Les) Hansen, Litchville, N.D., and Renee (Larry) Ott, Newton, Kan.; a son, Shawn (Kim), Valley City; a sister, Carol Perry, Fargo, N.D.; a half brother, LeRoy Bowder, Ypsilanti, N.D.; three stepsisters, Margret Zenker, Colfax, N.D., Donna Elstad, Jamestown, and Florence Nush, Everett, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley City.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Valley City.
Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Church, Hillside Cemetery or to charity of choice.
Online guestbook: www. oliver-nathanchapel.com
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