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Herb Wittke – Larkin Mortuary Obituary

Herb Wittke – Larkin Mortuary Obituary

Herb Wittke was born July 22, 1955, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the beloved son of Ernst and Maria Wittke. He passed away peacefully at home on June 25, 2024, surrounded by his loving family, after a long battle with cancer that he fought with dignity and grace.

Herb was a caring and generous man who always put others before himself. He was kind, loving, humble and patient. He had an amazing sense of humor that remained evident even in his final days, bringing joy and laughter to those around him. He loved nature, cherished his family and always saw the bright side of life and saw the best in everyone. His independence and somewhat stubborn nature served him well during his courageous battle with cancer.

Herb is preceded in death by his brothers Tino and Victor Wittke and his parents Ernst and Maria Wittke.

Herb was a devoted father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle and friend. He is survived by his sister Johanna (Charles) Hayes, son Lorenzo (Amanda) Wittke, daughter Krysta Gray, stepchildren Stacy (Norberto) Aranda, Brandon Haugan and Tristan Haugan, nieces, nephews and several nephews whom he adored. .

Herb leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter and his memory will be cherished by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held at Larkin Sunset Lawn 2350 E. 1300 S. Salt Lake City on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Family and close friends are invited to attend.