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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.
Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2009