Ervin Wittenburg Obituary

Ervin Melvin Wittenburg
Ervin Melvin Wittenburg

October 7, 1933 - May 1, 2019
Born in Readlyn, IA
Resided in Arizona City, Arizona


Ervin Melvin Wittenburg, 85, passed away on May 1, 2019, at Banner University Hospital in Phoenix Arizona.

Ervin was born to John and Rosetta (Sell) Wittenburg on October 7, 1933 in Readlyn, Iowa. Ervin married Donna Mae Paul on November 7, 1954. He enjoyed spending time with family & friends. Ervin was a member of Moose Lodge in Arizona City, Lion Club in Eloy, and Central Lutheran Church in Arizona City. He retired from Arizona City Fire Department. Ervin enjoyed fishing, golfing and playing cards. He retired from selling real estate in Arizona City.

Ervin is survived by his wife of 64 years: Donna Wittenburg; a daughter, Marva (David) Wolter of Denver, Iowa; a son, Randy (Rhea) Wittenburg of Arizona City, Arizona and a son, Darren Wittenburg of Hopkinsville, Kentucky; his grandchildren: Jessica (Ian) Wass, Jill (Scott) Lansing, Lindsey Wittenburg, Chad (Jackie) Wittenburg, Becca Wittenburg and Barrett Wittenburg; his great grandchildren, Sydnie, Maelyn, Cash, Charli, Greyson and Connor; and a sister: Marge Degelau of Denver, Iowa.

He is preceded in death by his parents: John and Rosetta Wittenburg; two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Denver with Pastor Craig R. Henderson officiating. Burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Denver. There will be an hour of visitation at the church prior to the service. Memorials may be directed to Central Lutheran Church in Arizona City or the Arizona City Fire Association. Online condolences may be left at

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver is assisting the family. 319-984-5379




Saint Paul United Church of Christ
300 Washington St.
Denver, IA US 50622
Thursday, May 9, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saint Paul United Church of Christ
300 Washington St.
Denver, IA US 50622
Thursday, May 9, 2019
3:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery-Denver
701 E. Fayette St.
Denver, IA US
Thursday, May 9, 2019



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