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Arlene H Bitters (Higgason)

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Eldora, IA, USA
Death: Died in Sioux City, Woodbury, IA, USA
Place of Burial: Iowa Falls, IA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Walter Bruce Higgason and LaVera Ina Higgason
Wife of Howard Alvin Bitters
Mother of <private> Bitters; <private> Bitters and <private> Bitters
Sister of Hazel Avonelle Rash; Frances Marian Higgason; Dorothy Higgason; Wallace Bruce Higgason; Orville John Higgason and 5 others

Managed by: Robert Fahey
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About Arlene H Bitters

ARLENE HIGGASON was born May 6, 1921 in Eldora, Iowa, and died March 21, 2004 in Holy Spirit Retirement Home, Sioux City, IA. She married HOWARD ALVIN BITTERS Nov. 23, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas, born July 11, 1914, son of Edgar and Everetta (Wescott) Bitters of Iowa Falls, and died Oct. 31, 1993.

Obituary from :

SIOUX CITY - Arlene H. Bitters, 82, of Sioux City died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa Falls with Rev. Don Preston officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Iowa Falls. Friends may call at Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24.

Arlene was born May 6, 1921, in Eldora to Walter and LaVera (Hammer) Higgason. She graduated from Eldora High School in 1940. On Nov. 23, 1942, she was united in marriage to Howard Bitters at San Antonio, Texas. Arlene was employed by Riverside Book and Bible, retiring in 1991. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, William and wife Margaret of Sioux City and Greg of Iowa Falls; one daughter, Connie Gunsolly and husband Gary of Mesa, Ariz.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bettie Dix of New Providence and Avonelle Rash of Marshalltown; and a brother, Max Higgason and wife Gladys of Eldora. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; five brothers, Wallace, William, Ronald,


  1. WILLIAM EDGAR BITTERS, b. abt 1948, m. MARGARET. Their residence: Sioux City, IA
  2. GREG ALAN BITTERS, b. 1951, m. Christian Slagle Jan. 4, 1975, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Denis Slagle, Roland. Residence: Iowa Falls, Ia
  3. CONNIE BITTERS, m. GARY GUNSOLLY Jan. 1, 1985 in Union County, South Dakota. Their residence: Mesa, Arizona
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Arlene H Bitters's Timeline

May 6, 1921
Eldora, IA, USA
March 21, 2004
Age 82
Sioux City, Woodbury, IA, USA
Iowa Falls, IA, USA