Robert J. “Bob” Tittel, 56, passed away on Sunday morning, Oct. 5, at Great Bend Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born on Jan. 23, 1958 in Ness City, he was the son of Benhardt and Hildegard Frieda Emma (Schettler) Tittel. In 1976, he graduated from Ness City High School, and that same year he moved to Great Bend. A longtime Great Bend resident, he worked for many years as a cable technician for CableVision in Great Bend until health issues prevented him from working. Bob was a bit of a Jack-of-all-trades, and enjoyed many activities, including auto body restoration.
Mr. Titel attended St. Mark Lutheran Church in Great Bend when he was able.
Survivors include a daughter, Alicia Burch and her husband, Robert S., of Kansas City, Mo.; four brothers, Douglas Tittel of Colby, Duaine Tittel and his wife, Paula, of Colby, Dwight Tittel and his wife, Kathy, of Great Bend, and Richard Tittel and his wife, Melissa, of Hoisington; and one sister, Dorothy Cregger and her husband, Earl, of Great Bend. Bob was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Great Bend, with Pastor Adam Wutka officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left and a complete obituary notice may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/obituary/chgb.
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Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Oct. 8, 2014