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Margaret Witt

August 22, 2018 GMT

Margaret E. Witt

June 21, 1927-Aug. 20, 2018

Margaret E. Witt, age 91, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at Brookestone Acres in Columbus.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus. Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 with a 4 p.m. CDA rosary, both at the church. Visitation will be from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, continuing from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the church. Burial will be at St. Bonaventure Cemetery.

Margaret Witt was born June 21, 1927, in Monterey to Henry and Anna (Batenhorst) Knobbe. She graduated from Guardian Angel High School in West Point in 1945. On Aug. 25, 1948, Margaret was united in marriage to Burnell J. Witt at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Monterey. The couple lived in West Point and Howells before moving to Columbus in 1961. She was a member of St. Bonaventure Church, Perpetual Adoration, CDA, and was a volunteer at the rectory.

She is survived by daughters Joan Witt of Columbus, Janice (Tim) Sommers of Arvada, Colorado; and Colleen (Bob) Lange of Omaha; sons Dan (Teresa) Witt of Omaha, Gary (Molly) Witt of Omaha, and Norman Witt of Shelby, and daughter-in-law Lisa (Joel) Long of Omaha. She is also survived by 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, sister Joletta Mejstrik, and brothers Jerome and Richard Knobbe.

She is preceded in death by parents Henry and Anna Knobbe, husband Burnell Witt, sons Gene and David Witt, daughter-in-law Mary Witt, sisters Olivia Emanuel, Rita Foy, Dorothy Nebuda, Verena Mendlik and LaVern Faltin, and brothers Dennis and Art Knobbe.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St Bonaventure Church or Scotus Central Catholic High School.

Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.