Charles “Chuck” Kitzman, age 79, of Faribault, MN, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at the Allina Health Faribault Medical Center.
Charles Theodore was born on February 4, 1944, in Bridgewater Township, Rice County, MN, to Theodore J. and Elaine (Plante) Kitzman. He graduated from Faribault High School with the class of 1962 and attended Vocational Tech school for one year. He was married to Diane Neumann on April 4, 1964, they had three children and were later divorced. Chuck was a service technician and salesman of office machines with Jandro Office Products for most of his career. He always had a gift for being able to fix most anything. For numerous years he volunteered at Divine Mercy Catholic Church as an usher and also was an escort driver for funeral processions. He was married to Ruth Ann O’Connor on May 27, 1999, in Faribault. Chuck enjoyed bowling, shooting pool, fishing, camping, and watching NASCAR. He was a member of the Faribault Eagles, and Knights of Columbus, volunteering for many events.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Kitzman; children, Theodore Kitzman, Tammie Warner (Dave), Tina Shankey (Robert), Kelly Barker (Jackie), and Stacy Barbeau (Robert); nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; siblings, Barb Swanson (Jim), William Kitzman (Janet), Marsha Moravec (Jerry), and Tim Kitzman (Robbie); and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Elaine; sister, Kathy Walker; and brother, Jerry Kitzman (Shirley).
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 10, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault. Interment will be at the Meadow Ridge Memorial Park in Faribault.
Visitation will be held on Monday from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are with the Parker Kohl Funeral Home of Faribault. For online condolences and further information, please visit ParkerKohlFH.com