Mrs. Joan Bottoms Ittner

08/02/1941 - 07/07/2019


Mrs. Joan Bottoms Ittner, age 77, of La Crosse, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 in her home. She was the long time pianist and choir director for the River Ridge Chapel, a seamstress, homemaker and enjoyed baking and cooking, bird watching and caring for her flowers. Mrs. Ittner is survived by her husband of 59 years, Otto G. Ittner, Jr. of La Crosse; her daughter, Vanessa I. Mole and her husband David of North Chesterfield; her son, Timothy W. “Scooter” Ittner and his wife Sandra of La Crosse; two brothers: Lonnie Leslie of Powhatan and Randy Leslie of Blacksburg and her three grandchildren: Sarah Ittner, Megan Ittner and Dylan Ittner. Mrs. Ittner was preceded in death by her daughter, Theresa Ittner. A graveside funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, July 11th at 2:00 P.M. in Dale Memorial Park in Chesterfield. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mecklenburg County Cancer Association at P.O. Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924. Online condolences may be sent through our webpage, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Ittner family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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