John William Witt

December 17, 1934 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 87)


Witt, John W

Age 87, of Annandale (previously of St Louis Park) MN passed away April 7th, 2022. Preceded in death by parents Karl M & Elizabeth (Joslin) Witt; sister Nancy Witt; brother Charles (Jeanne) Witt; wife Yvonne (Mickey) (Gram) Witt; son Thomas Witt; grandson Shawn Stober.

John graduated from St Louis Park High School, Class of 1953.  Worked at the family-owned Witt’s Market House in downtown Minneapolis.  John owned Witt’s Specialty Finishings & then The 4 Wheel Drive Center of Minnesota Inc until retiring in 2015.

John was a longtime member of The Minnesota Go-4-Wheelers & Heart of The Lakes Ducks Unlimited Committee. He had many hobbies: Rodeo, Slalom Ski Racing, Off Road Endurance Racing & his true love was Duck Hunting.  

Survived by loving wife Patricia (Hegre - Branden) Witt; son Richard (Teresa) Witt; daughters Kristine (Robert) Lanie Jr & Debra Stober; grandchildren Joshua, Randy & Michael Witt, Andrea & Sara Witt, John (Callie) Lanie, Jacob Lanie & Eric Stober; step-grandchildren Jake (Suzi) Johnson & Derek (Shannon) Johnson & 6 great-grandchildren, other relatives & friends.

Thank you to the nurses and doctors of Voyage Healthcare & North Memorial Health Hospital for the compassionate care that you provide.

Celebration of Life, Saturday April 30th from 11AM to 3PM at Park Tavern 3401 Louisiana Ave S, St Louis Park MN 55426

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