Wayne Bittner


Funeral service for Wayne Gordon Bittner, 47, of Lamberton was held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 31, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton with Pastor James Borlaug officiating. Interment was in the Lamberton Cemetery.

Mr. Bittner died on January 24, 2016, in Lamberton.

Wayne Gordon Bittner was born on March 6, 1968, in Redwood Falls, the son of Glenn and Joyce (Anderson) Bittner. He graduated from Lamberton High School in 1986. He was enlisted into the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged. He was united in marriage to Jodi Keairnes on June 3, 1995, at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton. Wayne and his brother, Jess, owned and operated Bittner Flooring. He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton. Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, cooking, gardening and canning. Above all things, Wayne enjoyed spending time with his wife and children.

He is survived by his wife, Jodi, of Lamberton; children, Olivia (special friend Andrew Hansen) and Jaden of Lamberton; mother,  Joyce Bittner of Lamberton; siblings, Michael of Windom, Jess (Leah) of Lamberton, and Mindi (Dan) Hesse of Lamberton; parents-in-law, Joel and LouAnn Keairnes of Lamberton;  brother-in-law, Brian (Amy) Keairnes of Lamberton; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn.

Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

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