Bittenger, Jessie

Jessie L. Bittinger, 91, of Fayette, Ohio,  died Jan. 13, 2008, at Harborside Healthcare of Northwest Ohio.

She was born Aug. 4, 1916, in Churubusco, Ind., to Charles and Carrie (Dishong) Penn. She married George Bittinger on Oct. 1, 1934, and he preceded her in death in 1991.

Jessie was employed at Globe Weiss in Wauseon, Ohio, for more than 16 years.

Jessie is survived by two daughters, Pat (and Richard) Phillips of Delta and Pam Gambler of Bryan; three sons, George Bittinger of Bryan, Bob (and Bonnie) Bittinger of Lyons and Dennis (and Candy) Bittinger of Camden, Mich.; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, three brothers, and one son, Fred.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette with Rev. Winston Hatcliff officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is planned from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.