CAMBRIDGE -- Lucille Witte, 85, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.
She was born Oct. 25, 1926, in Norton County, Kan., to Warren and Viola (Miller) Bell. She attended county school in Norton County, and Norcatur High School.
On May 31, 1943, she married Dale W. Brown in Phillips County, Kan. He preceded her in death on April 16, 1945, while serving in the armed forces in World War II. On Feb. 22, 1947, she married Otis E. Ervin at Oberlin. He preceded her in death in July 1970.
On Aug. 24, 1971, she married Herbert H. Witte. He preceded her in death in October 1985.
She was a member of the St. John's Catholic Church in Cambridge, the Altar Society, Busy Bee Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion Auxiliary, Women's Club, and the Hospital Thrift Shop.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three husbands; one brother, Robert Bell; and an infant sister, Gladys.
Survivors include one daughter, Janice Anderson and husband, Robert of Cozad; one son, Steven Ervin and wife, Susan; one step-son, Marvin Witte and wife, Marlene of Hendley; one step-daughter, Mary Wilson and husband, Dale of Wilsonville; three sisters, Anita Morgan of Aurora, Colo., Adda England of Kearney, and Treva Riemenschneider and husband, "Bud" of Ocoee, Tenn.; one brother, Arvid Bell and wife, Nyla of Hendley; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial services will be Friday, 10 a.m., at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cambridge with the Rev. Mel Rempe officiating. Interment will be at the Wilsonville Cemetery.
The rosary will be recited Thursday, 8 p.m., at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name to the Respiratory Therapy of the Tri-Valley Health Systems, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion Auxiliary, or to St. John's Altar Society.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.