Gary worked for 44 years at Industrial Roller Co., Smithton, IL, and retired as plant supervisor in 2007. He was an endowment life member of the NRA and a member of the St. Clair Gun Club. He was a volunteer fireman in Smithton for 28 years, and loved hunting, fishing, and camping with his buddies.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. and Kathryn B., nee Heutel, Ittner; a brother, Edward G. Ittner; a sister, Audrey Snyder; and a brother-in-law, Lanson Cox.
Surviving are his loving wife, Janet, nee Hamann, Ittner of Freeburg, IL;
his son, Gary E. (Joshua Sky) Ittner of Estero, FL;
his daughter, Patricia Blomenkamp of Smithton, IL;
the apples of his eyes, his two granddaughters, Kathryn “Katie” and Emilie Blomenkamp;
two brothers, John I. (Dorothy) Parke and Warren (Sandy) Ittner;
a sister, Margaret Cox (Bob) Bradford;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Smithton, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Smithton, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.