Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

August 10, 2013

Anita Klitzing

Anita E. Klitzing, 92, of Altamont, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul “ Blue Point” Lutheran Church, rural Altamont, with the Rev. David R. Speers officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 9-11 a.m. Monday at the church. For those who prefer, memorials they may be directed to the St. Paul “Blue Point” Lutheran Cemetery Fund, the Lutheran Care Center or the donor’s choice. Kull Funeral Home, Altamont, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com.

Anita Emma Anne Klitzing was born Aug. 9, 1920, in the “Blue Point” community, Moccasin Township, Effingham County, Illinois. She was born into the Christian family of Albert John and Anna Emily (Lange) Klitzing as one of three siblings. Anita was a life member of the St. Paul “Blue Point” Lutheran Church, being baptized on Aug. 22, 1920, confirmed her faith on March 25, 1934. She was always an active member of the “Blue Point” Ladies Aid Society. Anita shared the farming duties with her brother and sister and working at the Lutheran Care Center for a number of years in housekeeping as well as Dr. D.G. Huelskoetter’s office in Altamont.

She is survived by several cousins in the Altamont Area.

She was preceded in death by her father Albert in 1938; and her mother Anna in 1976; her brother, Albert William Klitzing in 1998; and her sister Elda Emma Klitzing in 2002.

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