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Obituary - LaVern Bitterman


October 25, 2019

LaVern Bitterman

Oct. 17, LaVern Bitterman died peacefully at St. Johns Nursing Home in Billings, MT, at the age of 94.

Vern is survived by his wife, Virginia of Billings; son Lonnie of Ocala, FL; daughter, Lori of Palm Springs, CA; and son Larry of Belgrade, MT.

He is preceded in death by his mother, father, three sisters and brother.

Vern was born on March 8th, 1925, in Havre to Adolf and Annie Bitterman. He graduated from Havre High in 1943 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Upon return, he worked for HO Motor Supply and Valley Motor Supply. Vern married the love of his life, Virginia Ruth King, in 1958. After moving to Billings in 1983, Vern began working for CARQUEST and retired in 1991.

A memorial service is scheduled November 1st at 10:00 a.m. at Billings Parkhill Assembly of God with a reception to follow. Interment with military honors will be at Yellowstone National Cemetery 2:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate LaVern's life.

Condolences can be shared on line at https://smithfuneralchapels.com .


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