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Leland Gerald Bittner

Birthplace: Iowa, USA
Death: January 20, 1910
Liscomb, Marshall, Iowa, USA
Place of Burial: Hardin County, Iowa
Immediate Family:

Son of Oliver Henry Bittner and LaVada Nita Hammer
Husband of JoAnne Johnson Bittner
Father of Greg Bittner and Scott Bittner
Brother of Wilbur Elmer Bittner; Oliver Marvin Bittner; Alma W. Bittner; John A. Bittner; Irma A. Bittner and 9 others

Managed by: Robert Fahey
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About Leland Gerald Bittner


LELAND GERALD BITTNER was born Feb. 18, 1927 at Union, IA and died Jan. 20, 2010 at his home in Liscomb, IA. He married JOANNE JOHNSON Jan. 28, 1953 at Union. She was born June 27, 1931 in Steamboat Rock, Iowa and died Aug. 24, 2011 at Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls, Iowa. She was the daughter of Ben and Julia (Grievs) Johnson. Leland and JoAnn are buried in Steamboat Rock Cemetery, Hardin Co., Iowa.

Excerpts from JoAnn’s obituary at http://mitchellfh.com/sitemaker/memsol.cgi?user_id=1036745:

They had lived in Liscomb for the last 54 years. JoAnn had worked in the Liscomb and BCL school lunch program for 11 years and The Trading Post in Liscomb for 2 years. Joann was a member of the Liscomb Church of Christ Church, Ladies Aid, and the Hobby Club. She enjoyed basketball on TV, singing with her brothers and sisters when they were together for holidays and her favorite thing was to cook for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Excerpts from Leland’s obituary from http://mitchellfh.com/ObituaryDetail.php?ID_Obituary=1049:

They made their home at Liscomb where he was employed as building custodian/maintenance at the Liscomb School and was a member of the Liscomb Church of Christ. Mr. Bittner retired in 1987 from Fisher Controls in Marshalltown.

Leland enjoyed meeting with his friends at the Gingersnap in Union and drinking coffee, watching basketball and football, the Iowa Hawkeyes, music and going out to eat with his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by them all.

Left to cherish his memory are JoAnn, his loving wife of 57 years, sons: Greg (Paula) Bittner of Eldora and Scott Bittner (LeeAnn Switzer) of Union, grandchildren Jeff Bittner (Trina Stringer), Heather Bittner (Cory Ratliff), Adrian (Joey) Bloomer and Grant Wallace, five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In death he has rejoined his parents, five brothers and seven sisters.




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January 20, 1910
Liscomb, Marshall, Iowa, USA
February 18, 1927
Iowa, USA
Hardin County, Iowa