Lyndall Jeanne (Hunnings) Wittmer


Lyndall Jeanne (Hunnings) Wittmer passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a valiant six-year battle with cancer. Jeanne, as she was known by all, was born July 26, 1944, in Sullivan, Indiana, the daughter of Keith and Lyndall (Ferree) Hunnings. Jeanne was married June 10, 1966, to Philip Wittmer, of Tell City, Indiana, who survives, having recently celebrated their 53rd anniversary.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sister, Bonnie E. (Hunnings) Andrews (Dennis), of Greenfield; a niece, Olivia E. Andrews, of Florence, Kentucky; a nephew, Keith J. Andrews (Janie), of Fishers, Indiana; an uncle, William J. Ferree, of Sullivan, Indiana; a sister-in-law, Karen C. Wittmer, of Tell City; as well as, numerous cousins and grandnieces and grandnephews.
Jeanne taught for 33 years at East Noble High School in Kendallville, Indiana. She retired from East Noble in July, 1999 and moved to Kokomo and Greentown, Indiana, to join her husband, whose career relocated him there. Jeanne and her husband then moved to Perry County permanently in 2007. She was always very active in her community, volunteering for many societies, service organizations and clubs. Together with her husband, they were awarded the honor of being the 2017 Tell City Distinguished Citizens.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, and from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tell City Historical Society.
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