KITZMAN, Albert 1892-1970
KITZMAN, SHAFER, COLE
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Date: 1/9/2016 at 09:21:31
A. Kitzman Funeral Friday At Conrad
Funeral services will be held Friday at the Conrad Methodist Church for Albert Kitzman, who died Monday evening. The service will be at 2 o'clock with Rev. Ray C. Howland officiating. Burial will be the Oakland cemetery at Beaman.
He is survived by one son Russell of Cedar Rapids, four daughters, Kathryn Kitzman of Chicago, Mrs. Thomas (Virginia) Gilson of Marshalltown, Mrs. Delmar (Ruth) Hayden of Eldora, Mrs. Floyd (Joan) Sievers of Des Moines, also two sisters, Mrs. Arnett Middleton, Grundy Center and Julia Kitzman, also one brother Charles of Phoenix.
A complete obituary will be in next week's paper.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 29 January 1970, pg 8
Obituary Of Albert E. Kitzman
Albert E. Kitzman, 77, passed away at his home Monday evening, January 26.
Albert Edward Kitzman was born July 2, 1892 in Poweshiek County near Malcolm, the son of Emil and Elizabeth Shafer Kitzman. He received his education in the nearby country school, and attended Grinnell High School before moving with his parents to a farm north of Beaman in 1908. He served in the Army during World War I.
On Feb. 22, 1922 he was married to Ada Lucile Cole at the Little Brown Church, Nashua. They lived on a farm north of Conrad until August 1956 when they moved to Conrad. His wife preceded him in death in July 1967.
Born to this union were four daughters and one son: Kathryn, Chicago; Mrs. Thomas (Virginia) Gilson, Marshalltown; Mrs. Delmar (Ruth) Hayden, Eldora; Mrs. Floyd (Joan) Sievers, Des Moines; and Russell, Cedar Rapids, all of whom survive along with 3 grandchildren. Survivors also include two sisters and a brother: Julia, Beaman; Mrs. Arnett (Grace) Middleton, Grundy Center; and Charles L., Phoenix, Arizona. A brother, Henry preceded him in death.
He was an active worker in the community serving on the boards of Palermo No. 10 school, the Conrad Cooperative Elevator and R.E.C. He was a longtime member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau, a member of the Conrad United Methodist Church, the Conrad Lion's Club, the Weatherman-Walter Post of the American Legion in Beaman, and Veteran of World War I Barracks 1418.
He was a kind and devoted father portraying those ideals of fairness and respect for fellowmen. He was an ambitious and conscientious person. He was well like by all who knew him and was a friend to all who were worthy of friendship.
Services were Friday at 2 p.m. at the Conrad United Methodist church with Rev. Ray Howland officiating. Committal services by Weatherman-Walter American Legion Post No. 131 and burial in Oakland Cemetery at Beaman.
Dave Kruse sang "In the Garden" and "The Old Rugged Cross" accompanied by organist Evelyn Stevens. Casketbearers were Delbert Mugge, Leo Connell, Dennis Long, Edward Green, Leon Bockes and Jack Hughes.
Flower bearers were Mrs. Boyd Smith and Mrs. Dora Stambaugh.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 February 1970, pg 12
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