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Otto W. Kitzmann, 92

Sep 2, 2018

Stewartville Otto Warren Kitzmann, age 92, of Stewartville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at Season’s Hospice House in Rochester.

He was born Sept. 4, 1925 in Elmore, the son of Reverend Otto and Priscilla Kitzmann. Otto graduated from Elmore High School in 1943. In the Navy he was assigned to the U.S.S. Berrien and took part in the Battle of Iwa Jima and Okinawa. Later Otto married June Johnson in Frost.

Otto is survived by his wife, June Kitzmann, of Stewartville; his children, Ronald (Vicki) Kitzmann, of Maple Plain, Linda (Don) Helmstetter, of Blaine, Pam Kitzmann, of Rochester, Gary (Kate) Kitzmann, of Rochester; 13 grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sister, Lois (Paul) Howe, of Georgetown, Texas; brothers, Paul (Alice) Kitzmann, of Rochester, Frank (Bev) Kitzmann, of Janesville, Lowell (Donna) Kitzmann, of Bangor, Wisconsin, Merle (Lois) Kitzmann, of Mankato and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service was held Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stewartville. Military Honors and Committal Service took place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Preston.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangements. To share a condolence with the family please visit www.rileyfuneralhomes.com.