Wittig, Ethel Elaine, Alma, Michigan


Passed away on July 26, 2015 at the age of 97 at Masonic Pathways in Alma, MI. Elaine as she was known to family and friends was born on June 9, 1918 to Gilbert and Nellie (Burkett) Brown in Breckenridge, MI, and spent most of her life in the Breckenridge Wheeler area. Elaine married Harvey E. Wittig on September 11, 1934, who proceeded her in death on April 1, 1978. Elaine was a member of the Jehovah Witness congregation of Alma, MI for many years. Beside her parents and husband, she was proceeded in death by 1 sister, Audrey Butcher and 2 brothers, John and Wylie Brown. She is survived by 2 daughters, Joyce Cochran of St Louis, MI and Jo Ayn Rodriguez of Culpeper, VA; 2 sons, Lovell Wittig of Cottageville, SC, and Richard Wittig of Mt. Pleasant, MI; 11 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister-in-law, Bernetha Cline; and many nieces and nephews. Elaine's wishes were to be cremated with a grave side service being held Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Lafayette Township Cemetery with Karl Green officiating from the Jehovah Witness Congregation of Mt. Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity. You may send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at www.clarkfuneralchapel.com.