August 7, 2013 in Obituaries

Obituary: Bittrick, John A.

Age 74

(Full-size photo)

BITTRICK, John A. (Age 74) It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of John A Bittrick of Otis Orchards after a long battle with Huntington’s Disease. He died peacefully July 30, 2013 with his family around John was born in Spokane November 19, 1938 to Arthur F. Bittrick and Gwendolen P. Perman. He married the love of his life Arlene Seybold June 21, 1980, He is survived by his wife and three children; Mike Bittrick, Tim Bittrick and Heidi Gowland along with a stepson David (Christel) Seybold, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. If you were a friend of John’s you were a friend for life. John was always looking to have a good time and wanted everyone else to have a good time as well. John loved to entertain people whether at the lake cabin or at his home. He was the most giving person I know. John and I became known as the Bahama Mama Boys, this was a drink we discovered on a cruise in 1999. We will always have special memories provided by John. He loved to look at the stars while at the lake pointing out constellations with a flashlight to everyone. His friends were like family and he will be missed by all. The family would like to thank Horizon Hospice for their loving care and support. A Celebration of Life service will be held August 17, 2013 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 24th and Pines at 1pm. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to one of the following: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Horizon Hospice or the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Community Cremation & Funeral Spokane Valley 13127 E. Sprague Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 (509) 926-2020

Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email