Joe Litzelfelner, Sr.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Joe Gene Litzelfelner, Sr., age 83, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Keller, Texas. He was preceded in death by a son, Joe, a daughter-in-law, Janet, and a granddaughter, Celeste', his parents and eight siblings.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty; four children, Denise (Mike) Ellis, Todd (Jerry Lewis) Litzelfelner, Holly (John) Sasiadek and Jill (Vic) Zanetti; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three siblings, Jack (Judy) Litzelfelner, Phyllis (Charles) Vickrey and Barbara Gorski along with two brother-in-laws, Gary (Joy) Gilbert and Donald (Betty) Gilbert.

Joe was born in Jackson, Mo. After graduating from Jackson High School, he served in the U.S. Navy. Later he expanded the family poultry business into Piggott, Ark. and later managed businesses in Kennett, Mo. He retired to Texas to be near his children and was an avid golfer throughout his life.

Burial will be at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to--Teton County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 1011, Jackson, Wyo., 83001. Attention: Teton County Search and Rescue.

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