HUDSON — N. Theodore “Pete” Witt Jr., 72, passed away Feb. 1, at his home in Hudson. Born on Sept. 1, 1942, in Great Bend, he was the son of Norman Theodore and Erna (Drach) Witt. On Aug. 31, 1963, he married Ardis L. (Bourbina) in Abilene. A life-long resident of Hudson, he was a retired farmer/stockman, bus driver for USD 350 and buffer coordinator for the Stafford County Conservation Service.
Mr. Witt was a member of the Trinity Community Church and served as Mayor of Hudson and Stafford County CROP Walk Co-coordinator. He also served on the USD 350 Education Foundation Board, Stafford County Zoning Board, Trinity Cemetery Board and the Stafford County Crime Stoppers Board. He was past member of the Hudson City Council, St. John-Hudson School Board, 1st National Bank Board of Directors and the Center for Counseling Mental Health Board.
Survivors include his wife Ardis L. (Bourbina) Witt of the home; two sons, Dr. Corbin T. Witt (Lori), of Junction City, and Ryan T. Witt (Sheila), of Hudson; two sisters, Patsy Gray (Curtis) and Linda Bunselmeyer (Leonard); four grandchildren, Chelsie and Shelbie Witt, and Alexis and Braden Witt.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Trinity Community Church in Hudson with Pastor George Redington presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to USD 350 Education Foundation, Golden Belt Hospice or Trinity Community Church in care of the funeral home.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 3, 2015