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Obituaries 12-10-09 Ewan, Lindner, Pittman family
By Observer News  news@observernews.net
Dec 10, 2009 - 10:30:38 PM

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Virdie Seitz Ewan
Virdie Seitz Ewan, age 89, of Sun City Center, Florida passed from this life on November 30, 2009 at Stockton Nursing Home, Stockton, Missouri.  
Virdie was born October 28, 1920 to Shadrack (Shade) Seitz and Letitia Neeley Seitz.  She was the third of five children born to Shade and Letitia Seitz.  
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward T. Ewan of Sun City Center, Florida, and her daughter Betty Jo Ewan of Fairfax, Virginia.  She was also preceded in death by her brother William H. Seitz and sister Betty Shade Budd of El Dorado Springs,  sister Lageta Seitz Neil of Galesburg, Illinois, and an infant brother, David Seitz, also of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.  
After graduating from El Dorado Springs High School in 1937, and then from Missouri State Teacher’s College in Springfield, Missouri in 1940, she married Edward T. Ewan in May 1941.  To this marriage one daughter, Betty Jo Ewan, was born in 1943.  
During World War II Ed served his country in the U.S. Navy and “Sally,” as he called her, taught school in Cedar County Missouri.  After the war ended in 1945 Ed and Sally moved to Washington, D.C. where he continued to work with the procurement division of the Department of Navy. Sally continued to teach, and went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Education Administration.
After their retirements in 1981 both Ed and Sally moved to Sun City Center, Florida where they were residents until their deaths.
“Aunt Virdie” as she was fondly called, is survived by one niece, four nephews, and numerous great nieces and nephews and will be greatly missed by all.



Andrew J. Lindner
 Andrew J. Lindner, 84, peacefully passed November 15, 2009  surrounded by family at his home in Sun City Center, Fl. 
He was survived by his loving wife Dorthy and her family.  From his first wife his sons Andrew, Norbert, James; daughters Susan and Julia;  which includes  18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; also, his brother Bill and sister Anna. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife Audrey, youngest son David and his sisters Jean and Margaret. 
Andrew was a Navy Veteran who served in WWII and the Korean War.  He retired from Bell Telephone after 35 years.  A noble husband, father, grandfather and sailor.  He will be greatly missed!
The funeral was held at Slater Funeral Home in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Saturday November 21, 2009.





Pittman family: Gerald T., Jr., Sylvia G., and Jarod A.
Pittman family: Gerald T., Jr. (29), Sylvia G. (27), and Jarod A. (5), all of Ruskin, passed away unexpectedly on November 29, 2009. They have entered into eternal rest together as a family. Gerald Jr. and Sylvia were very loving and devoted, not only to each other, but also as parents to Jarod. They will be sadly missed by their entire family: (Mother) Eva Ramirez, (Father) Gerald Pittman Sr. (Anne Tillett), (Brother) William Pittman, all of Ruskin, (Grandparents) Vel Yuma of Ruskin; Myra and Bill Matthews of Lakeland. Gerald Jr, and Jarod also have family and friends in Florida and North Carolina. Sylvia has family and friends in Tennessee.
Services will be held from 10AM until noon, on Saturday, December 12,2009 at First Baptist Church of Ruskin, located at 820 W. College Avenue, Ruskin, Fl., with Dr. Barry Rumsey presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the memory of Gerald Jr., Sylvia, and Jarod Pittman to the Shriner’s Hospital of Tampa, FL. Arrangements were made through Zipperer’s Funeral Home in Ruskin.


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