James R. DeWitte; son of the late Robert and Donna (Peterson) DeWitte died suddenly Saturday June 25th 2011 at his home in Owatonna; where he had been residing for a short time. James was born on September 3, 1959 in Hudson; Wisconsin. James was raised in Hudson where he attended school, graduating from Hudson High School. He worked for Control Data in the Twin Cites as a computer technician. He worked several years for them receiving further on the job training. More recently, he worked as a custodian for the Travel All Truck Stop off I-94 in Hudson. James enjoyed tinkering with electronics. He loved the fellowship of dogs and was intrigued by wolves. His family meant the world to them as well as well as caring for his parents.
James will be fondly remembered by his sisters Diane DeWitte of Arlington, WI, Nancy (Bill) Pharo of Middleton, WI, Mary Gwen (Dennis) Marquardt of Owatonna, MN; nephews and niece: Clint Pharo, Andy Pharo, and Elizabeth Marquardt; aunt, Annette DeWitte of Hudson; extended family and friends. James is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Donna (Peterson) DeWitte, Grandparents John and Dorothy (Frederick) DeWitte and Ted and Elizabeth (Weber) Peterson, aunt and uncles Gwen (Bill) Heffron, and Kenneth DeWitte.
Funeral service for James DeWitte will be 11AM Wednesday June 29th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hudson with Pastor Tim Booth officiating. Musicians will be Barb Korum and Suzie Umbel. Burial will be in the Willow River Cemetery in Hudson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday. Memorials are preferred.