Timothy J. Witte, 30, of Culver and formerly of Salina and McPherson, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Via Christi-St. Francis Regional Medical Center.  He was a fabricator and welder for Premier Pneumatics in Salina and was a self-employed roofing contractor.


Timothy J. Witte, 30, of Culver and formerly of Salina and McPherson, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Via Christi-St. Francis Regional Medical Center.  He was a fabricator and welder for Premier Pneumatics in Salina and was a self-employed roofing contractor.
Tim was born on July 23, 1981, in Gothenburg, Neb., the son of Richard Dean and Cathay Lynn “Suz” (McCance) Witte. He graduated from McPherson High School in 2000 and attended Hutchinson Community College Vocational School. Tim was a member of Combative Arts of Salina.
Survivors include: parents, Rick and Tammy Witte of McPherson; children, Sadie, Cameron, Tyler and McKenzie; brother, Jamie Witte (Becky) of Marquette; sisters, Kelli Witte of Salina, Tisha Rein of Minot, N.D., Kelcie Underwood (Kyle Erbert) of McPherson; and grandparents, Jaynet McCance-Monson (Don) of Crawford, Neb., and Pete and Betty Witte of Chadron, Neb.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Suz Witte, and grandfather, Charley McCance.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church, McPherson with Rev. Karen Rice-Ratzlaff officiating. A visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m.  Inurnment of the cremains will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations may be given to Tim Witte Children’s Education Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.