Lucille T. Bittner, age 97, of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on February 4, 1923 in Plain, the daughter of John B. and Helena “Ella” (Heiser) Wutz. Lucille was a 1941 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On September 18, 1943, she was united in marriage to Elmer Lindloff. He preceded her in death on March 14, 1993. She later married Laverne Bittner on February 11, 2006. He died on June 23, 2014. Along with her husband, Elmer, she was a partner of the Big Store Home Furnishings where she was a bookkeeper and seamstress for many years. Lucille had also worked in the kitchen of the Reedsburg Hospital, Reedsburg Woolen Mill and at the Grocery Store in the Big Store until the fire in 1957. She enjoyed playing cards, going to dances, golfing, baking, knitting and gardening. She was an active and faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include her niece: Virginia (Mick) Quindt, of Baraboo; her nephew: Roy (Barb) Wutz, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; two sisters-in-law: Catherine Lindloff and Janet Mahr; many other nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her brother: John G. (Mary) Wutz and an infant brother: Raymond Wutz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father Patrick Wendler officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic Church would be appreciated.
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