Grove City High School (Ohio) 

Class of 1960





Witteman, Richard




1942 - 2019



Richard Walter "Dick" Witteman, 76, passed away, with his family by his side, Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was born July 9, 1942 in Grove City, Ohio to the late Walter and Estella (Iftner) Witteman. Dick was a graduate of Grove City H.S. class of 1960. He was a farmer all of his life. He loved to be outdoors to care for his land and animals. His family was also very important to him. Dick was a lifetime member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of the Knights of Pythias. He was a former Board Director for the Grove City Farmer's Exchange and served on the Franklin County Fair Board for 24 years. Dick was a big Ohio State fan and enjoyed going to men's and women's home basketball games for over 30 years. He also enjoyed going to the Amish auction in Bainbridge where he made lifelong friendships. Dick is survived by his wife of nearly 53 years, Sharon Witteman; children, Kathy (Anthony) Pugh, Jim (Michelle Garrard) Witteman, and Tammy (Reed) Thornton; grandchildren, Justin, Josie, Jenna, Bryce, Parker, Brock, Morgan, and Karli; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Dick's family will receive family and friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, where the funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment Grove City Cemetery. Contributions in Dick's memory may be made to the Heartland Hospice Services, 6500 Busch Blvd, Columbus, OH 43229. Visit to share a special memory or watch his tribute video.Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 12, 2019












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