Blodwen Wittkamp, 104, of West Frankfort departed this life at 5:17 PM, Saturday, April 13, 2013 at West Side Care in West Frankfort.
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Blodwen was born March 15, 1909 in West Frankfort a daughter of John and Martha Jane (Price) Coleman. She married Carl Wittkamp on June 4, 1927 in West Frankfort. Carl preceded her in death on December 19, 1992.
Blodwen as a member of the First Baptist Church of Thompsonville. She taught Sunday School Classes at the Church until she was 90 years old. She also visited "Old People" at nursing homes until December of 2012. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and home maker.
Survivors are: Son Joseph and wife Esther June Wittkamp of West Frankfort and Johnnie Martha and husband Lindell Blades of West Frankfort. Grandchildren; Sean (Lisa) King, Devin (Tammy) King, Aaron Sue (Kelly) Tyner, Deanna (Dax) Davidson, Ray (Karen) Blades, and Kevin Blades. Several great granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandsons Joe Richard Wittkamp, David Wittkamp and Matthew Vancil, and brothers Albert and Lionel Coleman.
Memorial services for Mrs. Wittkamp will be at First Baptist Church of Thompsonville with visitation from 9:00 – 11:00 am and funeral service at 11:00 am, Saturday, April 20, 2013 with Reverend John Robinson officiating. Burial in Tower Heights Cemetery will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Thompsonville.
Varis-Stone Funeral is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Daily American News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 16, 2013