Vernon Littge

Sunday, June 12, 2005

ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Vernon D. Littge, 79, of Altenburg died Friday, June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Altenburg, the son of Henry and Martha Ahner Littge. He and Caroline Fischer were married Aug. 13, 1950.

Littge was a machinist at Littge Manufacturing. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, where he was a church trustee. He was a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran of World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 133.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Don Littge of Perryville. Mo.; three daughters, Martha Bohnert and Chris Scheiter, both of Altenburg, and Carol Littge of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Ralph Littge of Altenburg; a sister, Altheda Schmelig of Altenburg, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers.

Friends may call at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Funeral will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Weber officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery with military graveside service provided by American Legion Post 133.