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Mildred Louise Wittig
J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home

Mildred Louise WittigMildred Louise Wittig, age 92, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at Concord Homes.

Known to her many friends as “Bobbie,” she was born on Galveston Island on December 8, 1915.  She attended Galveston Public Schools, graduating from Ball High School on June 2, 1933.  Bobbie received her secretarial training from Droughn’s Business College and The University of Texas at Austin.  After graduation, she worked with Dr. Robert E. Cone for fourteen years.  In 1955, Bobbie was appointed Secretary to the President of First Hutchings Sealy National Bank.  She remained in this position until she retired in 1989.  After retiring, Bobbie volunteered at The American Red Cross of Galveston.  She enjoyed traveling to the mountains of Colorado and scenic drives through the Texas wildflowers.  She lived in the home that her father, G. Walter Wittig built in 1914 until November of 2005, when she moved to the Concord Homes.
 
Survivors include cousins Ernest H. Wittig, III and wife Florence; Laura Elizabeth Wittig Lowe and children, Aaron and Elissa; Elsa Christine Wittig Howe and husband John and sons Alex and Brian, Lisa Claire Wittig Oliver and Mark Ernest Wittig; Robert Wittig and wife Evelyn and children, Kim and Todd and their families; Edith Wittig van Wageningen and husband Henry and sons Garrett, Geoffrey and George; Linda Wittig Shoemaker and husband John and their children, Cole and Clara; as well as numerous lifelong friends.
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2008 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at Oleander Cemetery, with Pastor Doug Guthier and Pastor Vernon Rabel officiating. 
 
Honorary Pallbearers will be Armin Cantini, Doug Rogers, Aaron Lowe, Jacob Latham, Glen Ferguson, William F. Schaaf, Jr. and Alex Cotisel.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the The Texas Highway Department, 5805 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752-4422.  Please designate funds to be used for the “propagation of wildflowers”.



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