ARMINGTON - Clarence E. Litwiller, 76, rural Armington, died at 8:15 a.m. Friday (Dec. 23, 2005) at his home.
Born April 3, 1929, in Hopedale, a son of John Wilmer and Anna Kauffmann Litwiller, he married Delores I. Hager on Feb. 24, 1951, in Washington. She died July 14, 2004.
Surviving are one son, David J. Litwiller, Heyworth; one daughter, Debra (Doug) Durbin, Decatur; four grandchildren, Scott and Brett Litwiller, both of Champaign; Tim Durbin, Atlanta, Ga.; and Deanna Durbin, Decatur; five brothers, Herbert (Liz) Litwiller, Heyworth; W. Loren (Connie) Litwiller, Minier; Chris (Virginia) Litwiller, Booneville, Mo.; Willard (Lynne) Litwiller, Ocean Side, Calif.; and W. James (Sandy) Litwiller, Morton; and three sisters, Lavetta Burchel, Tucson, Ariz.; Mary (Marlow) Clauser, Peoria; and Faye (Ken) Clark, Dewey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one infant son.
He farmed in the Stanford and Armington area.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran where he was stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va.
He was a member of Boynton Mennonite Church, Hopedale, and attended Ebenezer United Methodist Church, rural McLean.
He loved growing trees and landscaping, his family and friends.
His funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, rural McLean. The Rev. Steve Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 11:15 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale. Davis Mortuary, Hopedale, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church or a charity of donor's choice.