Yuma County, Colorado
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Funeral services were held August 10, 1972 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Holyoke, Colorado for Joseph C. Pittsenberger, 76, who passed away Monday, August 7, 1972 at Melissa Memorial Hospital.
Father Edward Leonard and Father Joseph Korb of Wray officiated at the services. Interment was in Holyoke Memorial Park.
Joseph Christopher Pittsenberger was born August 4, 1896 in St. Joseph, Missouri to John and Ellen Pittsenberger. While still a youth his family moved to Esbon, Kansas where he grew to manhood. There he was united in marriage to Irene McGuinnis on April 20, 1926 and to this union three children were born.
In 1926 he moved to Colorado and was engaged in farming. For the past thirteen years he was employed by the City of Holyoke.
Preceding him in death were his parents and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; two daughters, Euletta Meusborn, Gardena, California; and Patricia Edwards, Huntington Beach, California. One son, Ronald, Hawthorne, California. Two sisters, Edith Johanek, Esbon, Kansas and Opal Young, Fort Morgan. One brother Lloyd, Cortez, six grandchildren, many other relatives and friends.
Out of town relatives attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Dwaine Meusborn and Randy, Gardena, California; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Edwards, Huntington Beach, California, Ronald Pittsenberger, Hawthorne, California, Mr. and Mrs. Glen McGuinnis and family, Aurora, Mr. and Mrs. L.P. McGinnis, Berthoud
Mr. E.L. McGuinnis, Lamy, New Mexico, Darrell McGuinnis and Francis McGuinnis, Hayes, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGuinnis, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gouldie and family, Mankato, Kansas; Mrs. Edith Johanek, Kenneth Johanek, Mr. and Mrs. Elden Johanek and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Beam and family, Esbon, Kansas; Mrs. Al Fief, Glasco, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Young, Fort Morgan, Lloyd Pittsenberger, Cortez.
Out of town friends who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kontz, Teresa Bland, Loveland; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Koepke, Deer Trail; Walter Meusborn, Mrs. Bertha Meusborn, Cedar Rapids, Nebraska; Glen Alberts, Denver, and Mrs. and Mrs. Howard Meusborn, Joes. (Thanks to VickilConklin)
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