Wednesday, 17 February 1993
River Press newspaper
Fort Benton, Chouteau Co., Montana
Glenn Kyler Witt
Glenn Kyler Witt, 84, a longtime farmer and rancher in the Triangle area, died of natural causes Sunday in a Fort Benton Hospital.
Services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Croxford and Sons Mortuary in Great Falls, with burial in the Manchester Cemetery.
Witt was born March 11, 1908, in Johnstown, Neb., and moved as a young man to Alberta where he worked in logging and construction. A few years later he moved to the Conrad area.
He married Barbara Broesder in Conrad in 1930. They operated a coal mine for a time, then began farming and ranching in Pondera County. They bought a farm in Chouteau County in 1946 and lived there until retirement in 1977.
They raised registered Shetland ponies and traveled throughtout the western United States and Canada attending horse shows. They also enjoyed overseas travel.
Witt served in a Navy Seabee battalion in the South Pacific region during World War II.
His wife preceded him in death.
Surviving are two sons, Frank Witt of Fort Benton and John Witt of Carter; three daughters, Barbara Duncan of Cascade; Glenda Heath of Salt Lake City and Linda Avery of King Ferry, N.Y.; a sister, Alberta Lindquist of High River, Canada; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A grandson preceded him in death.
He is found in the 1910 census in Brown Co., Nebraska, as the son of Frank E. & Maud A. Witt.
From the Montana Death Index is his wife
Barbara Witt, born 1907, died 21 Dec. 1977 in Cascade Co., Mont.
Barbara Witt was daug. of Eizoo & Neiselina Broesder.