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1/15/2015 10:09:00 AM
Wayne Witt, 86, Kasson

Wayne Charles Witt, 86, of Kasson, formerly of West Concord, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center.
Wayne was born on March 5, 1928, in Claremont to Lawrence and Amelia (Rohwer) Witt. He was a 1944 graduate of West Concord High School. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman with the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War.
Wayne married Barbara Pirkl on Dec. 30, 1952. He worked at IBM (Rochester and Boca Raton, Florida), retiring in 1988 with 30 years of service. He was a Concord Township Treasurer, American Legion member since 1951 and belonged to the IBM Quarter Century Club. Wayne was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in West Concord.
Wayne is survived by his wife Barbara of Kasson; daughter Brenda (Clair) Boyum of Kenyon; and son Larry (Tyra) Witt of Pine Island; grandsons Brad (Elizabeth) Boyum, Curt (Elizabeth) Boyum, Dave (Tricia) Boyum; and four great grandchildren, Brooklyn, Jackson, Isabella and Charlie.
His parents; sister Shirley Andrews; brothers Leonard and Robert; and great granddaughter Brynn Boyum preceded him in death.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in West Concord with Father Gregory Parrott celebrating. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Michaelson Funeral Home in West Concord and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery with Military Honors.
The family would like to thank the staff at Fairview Care Center for all they have done for Wayne and his family. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be to local charities and organizations. Michaelson Funeral Home handles arrangements at www.michaelsonfuneral.com.

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