Ronald C. Pitz
Ronald C. Pitz, 82, of Springfield, IL, died at 1:49 a.m. on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born to William and Rozelma Rummelhart Pitz on October 29, 1928. After graduating from Indiana Technical Institute in 1956, he worked as a Civil Engineer for IDOT for 37 years. He served as President of Illinois Highway Engineers Assn. and the United Commercial Travelers. He was a Cub Scout Leader and a Khoury League Baseball Coach.
Ron married Lois Dunn Pitz in 1958 and she survives. Also surviving are five children, Greg Pitz of Phoenix, AR, Doug (Kerstin) Pitz of Montesano WA, Lori (Steve) Curry, David and John Pitz all of Springfield; three grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Burkett of Iowa City, IA., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ronald served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at the Church of the Little Flower with a prayer service at 5 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the Church of the Little Flower with Monsignor. John Ossola officiating.
Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Simmons Cooper Cancer Institute or the National Kidney Foundation.