Judy A. Bitters, nee LaCroix, 77, of Belleville, IL, born March 21, 1939, in Belleville, IL, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Bitters was a sales associate for 30 years at Sears Department Store prior to her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary, nee Grainger, LaCroix; and a granddaughter, McKenzie.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Bob Bitters, whom she married on May 2, 1959;
her children, Sue (Brian) Cope,
Bob (Pam) Bitters,
Sharon (George) Papproth,
and Sandy (Dan) Stephens;
eight grandchildren, Brian and Rob Cope,
Chris and Ryan Papproth,
Tyler and Danielle Stephens,
and Kayla Lappe;
a sister, Marilyn Lauf;
a brother, Frank LaCroix;
two sisters-in-law, Janet Rensing,
and Joyce (Luther) Quinton;
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 visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.
Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
bob and family please accept our condolence for your lose.Welost touch in the past years we have the memorys of our young years. jim and sue albert
jim albert, lockhart, texas, 78644
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Our prayers for you and your family.
Rhonda and Bob Pegg, St Charles, MO, 63301
Bob, Pam, Cindy...
So sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy for your entire family.
Barb Schack, Belleville, IL, 62223
Sue, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. You and your family are in my prayers. Blessing to all of you.
Marilyn Merriweather, Bellevile, IL, 62221
To the family of Judy .... I met Judy while working at Sears... Haven't seen her in many years but was sad to see her picture in the paper... She was just the sweetest person to work with and know ... So sorry for your loss...
Marilyn Ping, Coulterville, IL, 62237
Condolences to the family,sorry to hear of Judy's passing, worked with her at Sears, she was always friendly & kind to everyone.
Gary Stockley, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234