John Joseph Pitsch 76, died July 8, 2012 at the Manor
House Care Center in Sigourney. He was born March 18, 1936 to John
Lillig and Lucina T. Hein Pitsch in Ottumwa, Iowa. He attended
Conner Country School #5 and Sigourney High School. He lived and
farmed at the family farm. Joe moved into Sigourney in the 1970ís
and was employed at Kingsbury Homes, St. Mary Catholic Church and
later with Leo Yeager at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. He had made his
home at the Manor House since 2010. He was a member of St. Mary
He was preceded in death by his father, brother Herbert
Pitsch, and sister Betty Ferguson.
He is survived by his mother Lucinia, brother Robert (Joanne)
Pitsch of Sigourney, and 8 nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Friday St.Mary
Visitation: 5:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Holm Funeral Home.
Prayer Service: 5:00 P.M. Thursday at the Holm Funeral Home
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery Sigourney
Memorials maybe given.