Peyton resident Carol Wittrock died Nov. 17, 2013, at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs following a three-year battle with cancer. She was 68.
Funeral services were held Nov. 21 at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Delta City Cemetery.
Carol Lee Williams was born in Delta March 6, 1945, to Verl and Hazel "Peggy" (Stites) Williams.
On Feb. 19, 1955, her parents and sister were killed in an auto accident. She was adopted and raised by her aunt and uncle, Jean and James Barber of Delta.She attended school in Delta, graduating from Delta High School in 1963. She attended Hollywood Beauty College in Denver on a scholarship and became a licensed beautician.
She married Lynn Wittrock Aug. 21, 1976. They lived in Colorado Springs.
She worked at Miller Stockman for a short time before working for the Colorado Department of Revenue for 12 years. She worked for the El Paso County Department of Social Services for 34 years before retiring in 2010 due to illness.
She was a member of the Assembly of God where she taught Sunday school and was a Missionette leader.
Mrs. Wittrock enjoyed various activities with the Colorado Springs Corvette Club, Nomad Club and Classic Chevy Club, gardening, working with flowers, designing and making flower arrangements for weddings, crafts of all types and collecting cookbooks.
She is survived by her husband, Lynn Wittrock; her adopted mother, Jean Barber; sisters, Ritta Schlappe of Austin and Linda Valdez of Casper, Wyo.; two aunts, Maryann Alexander of Olathe and Elsie Fowler of Las Vegas, Nev.; one uncle, John Stites of Cedaredge; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Marilyn; and her adopted father, James Barber.
Springs Funeral Services handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus