Gordon Roger Bittner was born on June 14, 1940 to William and Dixie (Dopson) Bittner at Staples,
He received his education in Staples Schools. Gordon served in the United States Air Force. On October 25, 1969 he was united in marriage to LaVonne Scheerle at Staples, Minnesota.
After their marriage, they lived in Staples until moving to Rock Springs, Wyoming where Gordon was
employed at Coke Plant until his retirement. They later moved to Granada, Welcome, Sherburn and
then to Trimont, Minnesota. He greatly enjoyed fishing, playing Farckle, and gambling. His joy was
spending time with his grandchildren and family.
Butch is survived by his wife, LaVonne Bittner of Trimont, Minnesota; three sons, Tucker (Deanna)
Court of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Rodger (Mary) Bittner of rural Sherburn, Minnesota and Scott
Bittner of Fairmont, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Austin and Alexis, James and Nick; two sisters,
Feona Beveridge of Rock Springs, Wyoming and Midge Johnson of Staples, Minnesota; nieces and
nephews and other relatives and friends.
Butch was preceded in death by his parents, William and Dixie Bittner; and brothers, Skip and Norman
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Gordon “Butch” Bittner, 81, of Trimont, Minnesota on
Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont, Minnesota.
Gordon was called to his eternal rest on Thursday morning, December 2, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Health
System – St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
Messages of sympathy can be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.