Carl M. Witt

American FlagCarl M. Witt, age 81 of Brookfield, Air Force, Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of Antoinette M. Witt, nee Gorecki; fond father of Carl A. (Mary) Witt, Carol (Michael) Hekr, Christopher (Hope) Witt and Claire (George) Cervenka; loving grandfather of Jenny (George) Paul, Cheryl (Murray) Moore, Melissa (Carlos) Ortiz, Adam (Tracy) Witt, Jessica (Scott) Kauth, Christine (Darren) Biggs, Andrew (Fiancé’s K.C. Skelton) Witt, Gail Cervenka, Benjamin (Steff) Witt, Amy Cervenka, Carly, (Abel) Handy, Casey Witt and Jacklyn Cervenka; great-grandfather of Dylan Paul, Alexis, Mia, Isabelle, Mateo Zachary, Gabriel, Sophia Ortiz, Colin, Aiden, Jacob Kauth, Katelyn Moon, Nathan, Robert, Connor Biggs, Abel, Allie Handy, Meagan, Mariah, Moore, Trent, Kyle, Cole Witt, Ava Witt. Brother of Marlene (the late Ray) Fricke, the late Carol (Francis) Brauer and Jane (the late David) Lorenz. Visitation Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Thursday, November 20, 2014, 10 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Thursday 10:30 A.M. to St. Mary Church, Riverside. Mass 11 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Member of New Outlook Pioneers. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. mark kohorst condolence:

    Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.

    I’m very saddened to hear of Uncle Carl’s passing. From my earliest memories as a young child, I always viewed him as strong yet gentle, always kind, generous, and easy-going. A truly good man who leaves a wonderful family legacy. May he rest in peace.

  2. Mike Cain condolence:

    Claire & Carol –

    So sorry for your loss and truly sorry that I cannot be there for the Wake or Funeral. He was an exemplary man and he and his wife produced the children and grand children I know. The world will miss him.

  3. Tony Maas condolence:

    Claire/George and family,
    We share in your loss, and offer up prayers for Carl and family.

    Tony, Joe and Cheryl Maas

  4. Cindy Sajatovic condolence:

    I was very honored to know this man. He was very special to his family and was a wonderful father and just as wonderful grandfather. He is now in a wonderful place full of peace and seeing all those he has missed. Rest in Peace Carl you will be missed by many.

  5. Nora Waliczek condolence:

    I am deeply saddened by your loss. Sorry that I am out of town,otherwise I would be there.

  6. Stephen Tillotson condolence:

    Often a Father to me while growing up on Woodside Avenue, Mr. Witt will be remembered as a kind and generous man.

    My prayers and thoughts with the family and friends.

  7. James M. Robertson condolence:

    May God Bless and keep you Uncle Carl forever…….
    Truly, One of the “GoodGuys”, always the first one to help someone out, best host at all family functions and considerate to all! What an outstanding team Aunt Toni and Carl are and an example to look up to. Please accept my heatfelt condolences to the whole family and I am saddened by our loss.

  8. Logan, Gayle and Paul steele condolence:

    We were saddened to hear the news. We met Carl a few times and he was an interesting man to talk too. Wish we could have know him better. Claire, George and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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