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John Sittig

November 18, 1928 — December 17, 2015

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IOTA~Our hearts are broken as we announce the passing of our loving father, brother, grandfather and friend, John D. Sittig in the comfort of his home surrounded by loving family. He was 87. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in the St. Joseph Mausoleum Celebrant will be Father Mikel Polson and Father Jude Thierry and Father Henry Broussard will be Concelebranting.

John D. was a 1946 graduate of Iota High School. A proud veteran of the United States Air Force . He worked at the American Rice Mill in the Sales Department from1950 to 1960, Acadia Parish Clerk of Courts Office from 1960 to 1968 as the minute clerk, was a volunteer fireman for many years, owner and manager of Sittig Farm Supply from 1968 to 1986, N.O.B. Fertilizer Seed and Chemical from 1986 to 1995 as Seed Rice Sales. He was on the Louisiana State Welfare Board from 1963 to 1968. In 1958 until 1978 he was on the Iota Town Council. He was a Acadia Parish School Board member from 1968 to 1994 while serving 10 years as vice president and 10 years as president. Served on the Louisiana School Board Association. In 1994 he was elected the Mayor for the town of Iota until 2010. He was a parishioner of the St. Joseph Catholic Church where he served as a lector as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus. He dedicated his life to serving God, his family and the community.

He is survived by his son, Jude Sittig and wife, Debbie of Iota; his four brothers, Lee Sittig of Crowley, Fred Sittig of Sulphur, Charles Sittig and wife, Pat and Dale Sittig and wife, Celine all of Eunice; his three sisters, Barbara Sittig of Lake Charles, Frances FaKouri of Baton Rouge and Kathryn Miller and husband, Dr. Ben of Eunice; his six grandchildren, Jamie Anderson, Kristian Boudreaux, Roxie Smith, Rachelle Domingue, Madison and Peyton Sittig; and his eleven great grandchildren, Morgan Teetzel, Michael, Connor and Cameron Anderson, Demi and Isabel Boudreaux, Liz, Olivia and Trevor Smith, Gracie Domingue, and Ava Garon. He will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Fontenot Sittig; his son, Kent Sittig; parents, Walter and Helen Matte Sittig; and a sister, Shirley Sittig Fontenot.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Iota on Friday, December 18th from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, December 19th from 8:00 am until time of services. Prayer Group will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm Friday evening.

Visitation


Ardoins Funeral Home
840 Howard Street
Iota, LA  70543
Friday, December 18, 2015
3:00 PM ~ 9:00 PM

Ardoins Funeral Home
840 Howard Street
Iota, LA  70543
Friday, December 18, 2015
ROSARY ~ 7:00 PM

Ardoin's Funeral Home
840 Howard Street
Iota, LA  70543
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Reopen ~8:00 AM

Service


MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL

St. Joseph Catholic Church
Iota
Iota, LA  70543
Saturday, December 19, 2015
11:00 AM

Cemetery


St. Joseph Mausoleum
Iota, LA  70543
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