Don Wittlich

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Don Phillip Wittlich, 73, of Belleville, IL, born October 21, 1947, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Don was an electrical engineer earning his degree from Milwaukee School of Engineering. He was a Ham Radio Operator, call sign WN9V.  Don was a member of the St. Clair Amateur Radio Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Julia, nee Kohl, Wittlich; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Wittlich.

Surviving are his wife Susan, nee Baukema, Wittlich; two children, Alan Phillip (Erin) Wittlich, and Rowan Escher Wittlich; two grandchildren, Jonas Phillip Wittlich,  and Eugene Robert Wittlich; a brother, Jack Eugene Wittlich; and a sister, Jill (Mark) Fleishman.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation or to Parkinson’s Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

 Funeral: Private family services will be held.


6 Comments on Don Wittlich

Carol said : Guest Report Sep 01, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Dear Jack, My deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your brother Don. Carol Chunn Couch

  • Santa Fe
  • NM
Steve & Berneal Flach said : Guest Report Sep 01, 2021 at 1:29 PM

We are very sorry. You have our prayers and condolence.

  • Tulsa
  • OK
Phillip Flach said : Guest Report Sep 01, 2021 at 11:13 AM

Very sorry to hear this. Give my condolences to his family, Jack.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Karl Bretz said : Guest Report Aug 31, 2021 at 3:13 PM

We are very sorry. You have our condolence. Karl and Barbara Bretz

  • Mascoutah
  • Illinois
Mary Goepfert Janik said : Guest Report Aug 30, 2021 at 8:46 PM

Dear Jack and Family, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your brother, Don. While I only met him once, I enjoyed hearing the stories of him from a brother’s perspective. May Don be at peace. Fondly, Mary

  • Springfield
  • Illinois
Ike and Wanda Whaley said : Guest Report Aug 30, 2021 at 11:17 AM

We wish to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Don Wittlich. You are in our thoughts and prayers! ❤️

  • Collinsville
  • IL

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