Marcia E. Wittke, age 52, of Waterman, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago surrounded by her family. She was born June 3, 1959, in Dixon, the daughter of Douglas and Kay (Vaessen) Foster.
Marcia graduated from Palatine High School in 1977, then St. Francis School of Radiology in Evanston.
She had worked as a Radiologic Technologist and Clinical Instructor at Valley West Hospital in Sandwich.
She married Erwin Wittke January 14, 1984, in Arlington Heights.
She was preceded in death by a brother Brian Foster.
Survivors include her husband of Waterman; 3 children Eric (Amanda Balcer) Wittke, Evan Wittke, and Emily Wittke, all of Waterman; 1 grandson Grady; her parents Douglas and Kay Foster of Amboy; 1 sister Angela Foster of Lee's Summit, MO; 1 brother Michael (Kelly) Foster of Amboy; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, beginning with a 10:00 AM prayer service in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, followed by a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy with the Rev. Msgr. Thomas Bales, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Amboy. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23, from 2:00 until 8:00 PM in the funeral home with a scripture service at 7:30 PM. A memorial has been established to the St. Vincent DePaul Society.