ADVANCE - Gary Dean Sitz, 64, died Feb. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Jan. 24, 1939, in Advance, son of the late Milo and Ruth Robison Sitz, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked for Morgan Funeral Home and Advance R-4 Schools for many years.
He married Lila Friedrich who survives of Puxico.
Other survivors include: Ron Sitz of Atlanta, Ga., and Donnie Sitz of Arab; two brothers, Ray Sitz of St. Charles and Gerald Sitz of Sikeston; and three granddaughters, Elizabeth Sitz and Erin Sitz of Arab and Stephanie Sitz of Atlanta.
One sister, Shelby Sitz, preceded him in death.
Services were conducted at 11:30 a.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home with the Rev. Norman Elledge officiating.
Full graveside military rites were conducted at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.