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Dorothy Witzig

October 13, 1932 — January 18, 2022

Dorothy Witzig

MORTON – Dorothy A. Witzig, 89, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

She was born October 13, 1932, in Morton to Myron and Anna (Barth) Springer. She married Harold Witzig on February 28, 1954, in Morton. He preceded her in death on January 15, 2016. Dorothy was also preceded in death by one son, Jeff Witzig, in 1980.
Surviving are her children, Ann (William) Troyer of Morton, Scott (Darci) Witzig of Morton, Gwen (Roger) Stuber of Tremont, Philip (Cindi) Witzig of Morton and Cindy (Will) Gomez of Athens, Wis.; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Lydia Clark, Marlene Galbraith, Marge (Robert) Gingerich, Judy Springer and Carolyn (Jim) Isbell all of Morton.
Dorothy graduated from Morton High School in 1950. Following high school, she worked in a secretarial capacity at Mathis Lumber Company until her marriage to Harold Witzig on February 28, 1954. Her love for family and children led to her own family of six children, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dorothy will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother, a joyful grandmother, a woman of quiet faith, a woman with the gift of warm and welcoming hospitality, and a lover of flowers and all things beautiful.
Dorothy was an active member of the Morton Apostolic Christian Church.
The family would like to thank the dedicated staff of Apostolic Christian Restmor for the compassionate care provided to their mother.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022, at the Morton Apostolic Christian Church, with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022, and also from 9 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the service on Friday, both at the church. Burial will be in the Morton Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian HarvestCall or to Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
To view Dorothy’s online video tribute or to leave a condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 20, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm

Morton Apostolic Christian Church

2177 Veterans Rd., Morton, IL 61550

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Visitation

Friday, January 21, 2022

9:00 - 9:45am

Morton Apostolic Christian Church

2177 Veterans Rd., Morton, IL 61550

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 21, 2022

Starts at 10:00am

Morton Apostolic Christian Church

2177 Veterans Rd., Morton, IL 61550

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