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August 26th, 2019

rosa sitzELKHART – Rosa Elizabeth (Betty) Sitz, 103, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Morton County Senior Living nursing home in Elkhart. 

She was born July 31, 1915 to Johan and Anna (Dietz) Dienes in Trego County.

She married Hubert Gustave Sitz on May 14, 1937. He preceded her in death in 1984. 

She worked in restaurants later worked in in-home care.  She loved taking care of people. 

She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. 

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and loved going to church to visit and sing. 

Survivors include her children: Rudolph Sitz, Wilson, Okla., Annetta Kelley and husband, Gary, Sedan, Carl Sitz and wife, Maria, Dodge City, and Louise Kee, Elkhart; 25 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: Marion, Burt, Benjamin, and Alfred; three sisters: Lena, Martha, and Freda; two daughters-in-law; a granddaughter-in-law; and a great-grandson.

• Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church in Elkhart with Reverend Ervin Daugherty Jr. presiding. 

Graveside services will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the WaKeeney Cemetery in WaKeeney. 

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. 

Memorials are suggested to Christ Lutheran Church or Morton County Senior Living Community in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950. 

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