Park DeWitt

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Park DeWitt05/15/1968
Name: Park Otto DeWitt

Birth: May 7, 1901 – Gosport, Marion County, Iowa

Death: May 15, 1968 – Hollywood, Broward County, Florida

Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa

Father: Hiram F DeWitt (1871 – 1962)

Mother: Vileria Morrow DeWitt (1871 – 1958)

Spouse: Emmajean Kamerick DeWitt (1903-1991)

Marriage: Sept 9, 1923


Grant Othello DeWitt (1899 – 1983)

Maree DeWitt (1902 – 1998)

Maude Herrick (1902-1981)

Funeral services for Park 0. DeWitt, who died May 15 at Hollywood, Fla., were held May 18 from Bybee & Davis funeral home with burial in Graceland cemetery. Rev. Lawrence B. Beals officiated.
Pallbearers were Don Tucker, H. L. McGraw, Lloyd Reese, Ar- thur Wagner, Pierre Bousquet and Marvin Langebartels. Chapel music was provided.

Park 0., son of H. F. and Valerie Morrow DeWitt, was born May 7, 1901 at Gosport. He graduated from Knoxville high school. On Sept. 9, 1923 he was united in marriage to Emma-jean Kamerick. His entire business career was in the field of shoes. He was a member of the
Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge and Za Ga Zig Shrine of
Des Moines.

His parents preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Emmajean; two brothers, Grant of Knoxville and Dr. T. J. DeWitt of Green Valley, Ariz.; twin sisters, Marie DeWitt of Dallas, Texas and Mrs. Maude Herrick of Houston, Texas.