Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

June 14, 2013

Garland L. Witsman

MCCORDSVILLE

1937-2013

Garland L. Witsman, 76, of McCordsville, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 after a short illness. He was born on May 18, 1937, in Knox County, Indiana as the son of Charles A. and Helen Marie (Davis) Witsman. He graduated from Decker Chapel High School in Knox County. Garland served his country in the U.S. Army. He married Norma J. Phillips on December 11, 1964 in St. Louis, Mo.

He worked for Brandt Construction as a carpenter for more than 20 years before retiring. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and he enjoyed woodworking and making furniture, tropical fish aquariums, and riding motorcycles and waterskiing earlier in his life.

Surviving him are his wife Norma Witsman of McCordsville; daughter, Christina Marie (Robby Layman) Myers of Fortville; son, Mark Justin (Catherine) Witsman of McCordsville; three grandchildren; Seth, Madeleine, and Isaac; two sisters, Joy Dismang of Pacific, Mo., and Glenna Johnson of Jack, Ala.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Charles and Marie Witsman; and his sister, Charlena Marie Malone.

Visitation will be on Monday, June 17, from noon until 2 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary in Fortville. A funeral service will be held directly following the visiting hours, beginning at 2 p.m,  Pastor Russ Jarvis will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., No. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Online condolences may be made at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to sympathy@erleweinmortuary.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide