JOHN ROLAND WITTWER
April 8, 1940 in Manhattan, KS – September 7, 2011 in Aurora, CO
On Eagle's Wings
He will raise you up on eagle's wings,
Bear you on the breath of dawn,
Make you to shine – like the sun,
And hold you in the palm of His hand.
Patricia Wittwer (John's wife) wrote the following to Judy Burnett Goodson:
"My love of my life, John R. Wittwer, has passed on Sept 7th, 2011 from a massive heart attack. Still so hard to carry on without him. Miss him so very much! John had 1 – Son "Mike" – 2 Daughters Rebecca and Sarah – 1 Step Son "Bill" – 9 Grand Children and myself "Patricia Wittwer". "He May Be Gone" But Never forgotten! God Bless
Patricia A. Wittwer.
PS John was 71 years Old on April 8th, 2011.
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Aspen Mortuaries Obituaries:
John Roland Wittwer
John Roland Wittwer Passed away September 7, 2011. He was born to Roland A. and Genevieve Wittwer on April 8, 1940.
While serving his Country in the United States Air Force, John worked as an Air Traffic Controller. After getting out of the
military, he served several years as a Special FBI Agent then after 26 years as a Probation Officer for District 4 in Colorado
Springs he retired in 1996. John is survived by: His loving wife, Patricia Wittwer; Brother, James (Shelly) Wittwer of
Cinncinatti, Ohio; Son "Mike" Wittwer; Daughter, Sarah (Mike) Murphy, Daughter, Becky (Mikel) Gabriell, Son Bill (Patti)
Winters, Daughter, Susan LaBel; 9 grandchildren and numerous other family members. In lieu of flowers, the family would
like to encourage donations to the Alzhiemer Association of America.
Birth: Apr 8, 1940, Manhatten, Kansas
Death: Sep 7, 2011, Aurora, Colorado
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John Wittwer Obituary: John Wittwer’s Obituary by the The Gazette.
John R Wittwer, 71, a long time resident of Colorado Springs and Woodland Park, passed away on
Wednesday September 7, 2011. He was born April 8, 1940 to Genevieve and R.A. (Mike) Wittwer in
Manhattan Ks. After serving 4 years in the Air Force John chose Colorado Springs to be home for 40
years. John worked at the El Paso county courthouse for 27 years as a probation officer before he
retired and moved to Woodland park then Strasburg Co with his wife Patricia Wittwer. He enjoyed the
outdoors and loved to travel. John is survived by his loving wife Patricia, His Brother Jim Wittwer
(Shelly) his Son Mike, his two Daughters, Sarah Murphy (Mike) and Becky Gabriell (Mikel) and five
grandchildren Andrea, Rachel, Jacob, Sophia and Logan. He will be greatly missed and always
remembered. A viewing will be held at Aspen Mortuary 6580 E 73 Ave in Commerce City 9:00-3:00 on
Tuesday September 13, and a Service will be held at the Ft Logan National Cemetery `C' 4400 W
Kenyon Ave Denver Co 80236 at 12:15 on Wednesday September 14. In lieu of flowers contributions
can be made to the Alzheimer's research.
Source: Obituary The Gazette – September 13, 2011