Paul Pitsch

PEORIA - Paul G. Pitsch, 92, of Peoria passed away at 2:42 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Liberty Village Manor Court in Peoria.

He was born May 13, 1921, in Peoria to Richard and Wlhelmina B. (Ruch) Pitsch. He married Mildred L. Lewis in Peoria on June 23, 1957. She preceded him in death on Jan. 29, 2014.

He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his son, Paul D. (Genny) Pitsch of Springfield; grandson, Stephen M. Pitsch of Elm Grove, Wis.; granddaughter, Carrie A. (Kevin) Scheufele of Springfield; and two brothers, Robert L. Pitsch of North Carolina and Howard R. Pitsch of New York.

Paul was a U.S. World War II Army Air Corps veteran. He was the owner and operator of Pitsch's Sausage Shop in Peoria for many years, retiring in 1996.

Cremation has been accorded. Private graveside services will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria at a later date.

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel
2021 North University Street Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 688-5700

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 23, 2014