Obituaries

Fred H. Stitt 1942 - 2017 Basehor, KS

Fred H. Stitt, 75, of Basehor, KS passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS. Visitation was from 6 to 8 pm, Thur., July 6, and from 9:30 to 10:30 am, Fri., July 7, and the Funeral Mass was at 10:30 am, Fri., July 7, all at the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lansing, KS. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Church or to the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame for the Train Depot in care of the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. Fred was born April 13, 1942 in Kansas City, KS. He had enjoyed a 55 year long career in Heavy Equipment. And had retired as the Equipment Mgr. for Damon Pursell Const. Co. He was a member of the Antique Caterpillar Mech. Owners Club, Historical Const. Equip. Assoc. and Am. Truck Historical Soc. He had also volunteered with the National Agricultural Hall of Fame board of Governors, the Fairmount Township Fire Dept. and was elected to the Fairmount Township Board. He is survived by his wife of 49 years Gerry of the home. Two sons Rick Stitt and Loren Stitt both of Leavenworth, KS. One sister Marilyn Merrick (Ray) and one brother Ron Stitt (Karla) all of Kansas City, KS.