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Name: Bitzer, Arthur and Mary Roberta Craig (-2009)


Historical Note:

Arthur G. Bitzer and Mary Roberta Craig Bitzer were members of the Purdue University Class of 1942.  Arthur G. Bitzer Jr. received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.  Arthur was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.  He was the founder and former owner of Bitzer Products Co. of Broadview, Illinois.

Mary Roberta Craig Bitzer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics.  She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Association for Women Students and Women’s Panhellenic Council.

The Bitzers were married 66 years and had two children; Nancy Sturgeon and John Bitzer; were the grandparents of Katie, Linda, Matt and Corey; and great-grandparents of Jessica and Mia.

Sources:

Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2009

Debris, 1942

Note Author: Mary A. Sego





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