Reed Wittwer, age 81, died Tuesday, May 7, 1991 at the Dixie Regional Medical Center.
Born March 8, 1901 in Santa Clara to John Samuel and Anna Alvina Graf Wittwer. Married Gussie Jensen, October 10, 1940; she preceded him in death in 1985. Married Ramona Nielsen, February 1987. Mr. Wittwer attended school in Santa Clara and St. George. He graduated from Dixie College and Brigham Young University. He was a farmer, teacher, principal and operated the Dixie Fruit Company, the Stucki-Wittwer Trucking Company, Rocky Mountain Produce Company and two motels in Las Vegas, Nevada. He served as president of the Las Vegas Motel Association and was a member of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. He served as chairman of the Washington County Republican Party for six years, was president, director and water master for the New Santa Clara Field Canal Company, was as member of the Santa Clara City Council and was chairman of the Washington County Solid Water District. A member of the LDS Church, Mr. Wittwer held the office of High Priest and was a dedicated worker.Surviving family members include his wife, Ramona, Santa Clara; daughter, Mrs. Sterling (Verla Jean) Bawden, Las Vegas; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Lester Wittwer; sister, Mrs. John (Hilda Stucki) Cabell, both of Santa Clara.
Funeral services Friday, May 10, 1991, 11 a.m., Santa Clara LDS First Ward Chapel, 3040 West Santa Clara Blvd. Friends may call at the Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd, Thursday evening, 7-9 p.m. and at the chapel Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment: Santa Clara City Cemetery, under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.
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