Irvin C. Mosiman, 86, passed away on Saturday (Jan. 23, 2010) at Newton Medical Center, surrounded by his family, after a short bout with cancer.
Irvin C. Mosiman, 86, passed away on Saturday (Jan. 23, 2010) at Newton Medical Center, surrounded by his family, after a short bout with cancer.He was born on Dec. 6, 1923, in rural Peabody, to Christian C. and Mary (Nickel) Mosiman. Irvin was united in marriage to LaVerne Merritt-Kitterman on June 29, 1946, in Whitewater. He worked at the Vicker's Refinery in Potwin, and later at the Derby Refinery in Wichita. Irvin was a very talented craftsman. He was a very loving husband, father and devoted grandfather.He was a member of the Federated Church in Whitewater.Survivors include his wife, LaVerne, of 63 years; son, Roger Mosiman of Halstead; daughter, Joann Klaassen and her husband Calvin of Whitewater; daughter-in-law, Mary Jo Kitterman of Newton; grandchildren, Jeff Klaassen and wife, Jeni; Kiley (Klaassen) Barnes and husband, Jason; Chad Klaassen; Angela (Kitterman) Carter and husband, Steve; Steve Kitterman and wife, Brenda; Ginger (Kitterman) Coats; Robyn Kitterman; and Gail (Kitterman) Frey and husband James; great-grandchildren, Ava Klaassen; Britany Klaassen; Colton Barnes; Brooklyn Barnes; Cari (Kitterman) Williamson and husband, Joel; Jamie Kitterman; Bryan Carter and wife, Georgie; Shelby (Carter) Ramsey and husband, Jason; Jacob Coats; Jacky Coats; Andrew Fayette; Tanner Frey; and Colby Frey; great-great-grandchildren: Landon Ramsey; Courtlyn Ramsey; and Easton Carter; sister, Frieda Lee and husband Joe; and many nieces and nephews.Irvin was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Howard Mosiman; a sister, Marjorie Lewis; a son, Sam Kitterman; and a grandson, Sam C. Kitterman.Family visitation will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lamb Funeral Home of Whitewater.Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Federated Church in Whitewater with burial following at the Whitewater Cemetery.A memorial fund has been established for the Federated Church in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358, Whitewater, KS 67154.