Urban R. Wittenauer, 90, of Hecker, IL, died December 15, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born March 31, 1929, in Hecker, IL.
He is survived by his wife Shirley Wittenauer, nee Monroe; children Linda (Bill) Wood, Karen (Kris) Iglehart, Mary Lou Wittenauer, Connie (Bruce) Snyder, and David (Cathy) Wittenauer; grandchildren Jennifer (Frank) Blackmon, Ashley (Sean) Guenther, Jesse Rehmer, Jenna Rehmer, Tyler (Erika) Nevois, Erica Nevois, Jade Snyder, Andrew Wittenauer, and Erin Wittenauer; great grandchildren Logan Blackmon, Taylor Blackmon, Pierce Blackmon, Cael Guenther, and Garren Guenther; special friend Lewis Schuchardt; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Flora (nee Klein) Wittenauer; brothers Henry Wittenauer, Mark Wittenauer, and Norbert Wittenauer; sisters Margaret Neff, Leona Englerth, and Rita Wittenauer.
Urban was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church - Hecker, IL, Holy Name Society, Red Bud VFW #6632, and Waterloo VFW #6504.
Urban enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and socializing with family and friends. He especially enjoyed the many family gatherings he held so dear to his heart. He was a man of faith, love, and humor, which made him loved by all. Urban never met a stranger, as he was a joy to be around.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
American Heart Association or St. Augustine Catholic Church - Hecker, IL
9 AM until time of service Friday, December 20, 2019 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church
11 AM Friday, December 20, 2019 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church in Hecker, IL
Father Von Deeke officiating
Interment at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL