Ed Wittman, age 66, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2021 at his home. Ed was born on November 8, 1954 in Garnett, KS to Henry and Hildred (Bowman) Wittman.
Ed and Kim (Butcher) were married in 1989 and were blessed with two sons, Eric and Kyle; his greatest joys.
Ed retired from the University of Kansas Facilities Services Department in 2014 after 28 years of employment.
Ed is survived by his wife, Kim; his two sons, Eric Wittman, wife Carly, and grandson Enzo of Overland Park; Kyle Wittman and fiancé Abbie Wise of Lowell, AR; three brothers, Merle and wife Kay Wittman of Lawrence, Chuck and wife Kathy Wittman, and Bob and wife Connie Wittman; one sister Anita Peine and husband Gene all of Garnett; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
A gathering with family and friends will take place at a future date. The family requests memorial contributions in Ed's memory to Visiting Nurses Hospice, Lawrence, KS or Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lawrence, KS. Contributions received directly by the family will support the Sunrise Project Community Pantry in Lawrence.
Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Apr. 1, 2021.