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Sally Kitterman

Published: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 3:32 p.m. CST

GALVA — Sally A. Kitterman, 75, of Galva passed away at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Toulon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

She was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Princeton, the daughter of Richard and Bertha (Barkley) Nye. She married Phillip E. "Phil" Kitterman on Dec. 10, 1953, in Tiskilwa. He survives, as do four sons, Alan (Susan Peterson) Kitterman of LaMoille, Kevin (Jolynn) Kitterman of Colona, Tim Kitterman and his special friend, Pam Loomis, of Victoria, and Robert Patrick Kitterman and his special friend, Angie King, of Wyoming, Ill.; one sister, Dixie (Wayne) Baldwin of Tiskilwa; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her best friend, Patricia Plotner.

Sally worked as a secretary for Stark County Circuit Court and was deputy circuit clerk from 1968 to 1979. She had also worked at Mowers Soil Testing Lab in Toulon and the Dairy Barn. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was very active in church hospitality. In her early years she was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association. She enjoyed reading, especially mysteries, and had a love for animals, especially her kittens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Wilma Lange and Garnet Hanson; and a grandson, Tyler Helgren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Rux Funeral Home, Galva, with Pastor Don Reul officiating. Cremation will be accorded following the services and private inurnment will be held at a later date.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church in Galva or to the Henry County Humane Society.

This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.

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