Renetta (Schmidtberger) Witt, 93, Russell, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
She was born March 12, 1926, in Gorham to Frank and Mary (Mermis) Schmidtberger.
She married Lloyd J. Witt on April 6, 1948. He preceded her death May 19, 1967. She worked for over 40 years at Banker’s Mercantile from 1943 to 1985.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Patterson, Lawrence, and Marlene Thompson, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; a brother, Linus Schmidtberger, Corpus Christi, Texas,; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Church, Russell; burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.
A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church or Russell Legacy Fund (Russell Historical Society) in care of the mortuary.