John R. "Jack" Witmer

May 26, 2018
Witmer, John Jack


11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Christ Church Presbyterian 2000 1st Ave NW in Cedar Rapids 


will be held one hour before the service at the church.


2:30 p.m. Interment in the West View Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the La Porte City U.S.S. American Legion Post #207. 


may be directed to the family where a memorial fund has been established.


John R. “Jack” Witmer, 90, of La Porte City, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

He was born August 22, 1927 in Waterloo, Iowa the son of Gerald B. and Leo C. Yarrow Witmer.  Jack married Neva C. Dexter on June 18, 1955.  She preceded him in death on November 4, 2017.

Jack served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Rockwell Collins retiring after 25 years.  Jack was a member of Christ Church Presbyterian in Cedar Rapids; the La Porte City U.S.S. San Diego American Legion Post #207 and former La Porte City V.F.W.

Survived by: one son Mark (Bev) Witmer of Vinton. 
Preceded in death by: his parents; a son Steven and one brother, Robert Witmer.
La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131. 

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  1. nancy grace | Jun 03, 2018

    So sorry to hear of Jack's death.  His drafting board was next to mine at ROCKWELL For a few years.

    Such a very nice man..   Nancy Grace

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