- July 13, 1964 - May 7, 2012
- Pleasant Hill, Iowa
of Donald's Passing
- Memorials may be directed to Donald Pitman Memorial fund.
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“Since my mom, Constance Kay Freeman, daughter of Florence Sylvia Pitman Freeman and Hobart McKinley Freeman, passed away two years ago, I've been...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Terrie Leigh Relf - San Diego, CA
“Don was a great coworker at walmart he was always helpful when i needed help and was always there when i had a question about the meat dept he will...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: wendy prim - des moines, IA
“Marie, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Please take care of yourself. My thoughts are with you.
3 of 16 | Posted by: Randi Schulz - Ankeny, IA
“I have so many memories of Donnie. The Pitman's were our neighbors and Donnie was just like another brother. I have thought of him many times over...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Amy Larson - Formally New Market, IA
“I still regard Donnie as one of the very best friends I have ever had. We grew up together and shared a great deal in our first 20 plus years. I...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Mark Larson - Hockley, TX
“I'm sorry to hear of the loss of Don. A great guy always and a good friend. I haven't seen Don for a long time but always enjoyed his friendship. My...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Alan DeBolt - Shenandoah, IA
“Marie, David, Doug and families: I am so sorry to hear about Donny. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Audrey (Cox) Haverkamp - IA
“I remember the little guy that always so self-assuredly said, My name is Donnie Dean Pitman whenever we came to visit. I'll always remember all the...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Joan Stocking - Yankton, SD
“What a shock and tragedy. Our prayers are with you. (Remember the many hours the little boys played with their trucks and tractors on your cave.) ...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Verlin and Shirley Larson
“Marie, Dave, & Doug & families--We are so sorry to hear about Don. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Millie & families - Yankton, SD
“Marie, Dave and Doug and families. Rod and I send our thoughts and prayers to you for strength in your loss. Thinking of you. Rod and Ina
11 of 16 | Posted by: Rod and Ina Hargis - IA - Friends
“Know that our hearts are breaking along with yours. So many memories of Don and our families come to mind. Card games, birthday celebrations,...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Colleen (Walter) Thatcher - NE
“David, Doug and Marie, we are so sorry to hear about Donnie's passing. We are holding you all up in our prayers! May God give you joy, peace and...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Bob and Paula Adams Stanley - IA
“Marie and family. May the tears and prayers of friends help in some small way. We are so sorry. Bless all of you.
Lanny and Joyce Orr
14 of 16 | Posted by: Joyce Orr - New Market, IA
“Marie, Dave and Doug, I am so sorry to hear about Donnie. It has been years since I have seen him but so many memories are coming to mind. We were...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Janet Beemer - Clarinda, IA
“I can always remember Donnie and Mark hanging out together. They were both about the same height and I always enjoyed how they loved life and being...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Rhonda Siefering - Bedford, IA
Graveside services for Donald Pitman, age 47, of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, formerly of New Market, Iowa, who entered into peace Monday, May 7, 2012 at his home in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., prior to the ser vice at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to New Market Fire and Rescue. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa.
Donald Dean Pitman was born July 13, 1964 in Clarinda, Iowa to Lyle and Marie (Cameron) Pitman. He passed away on May 7, 2012 at Pleasant Hill, Iowa.
He graduated from New Market High School with the class of 1982. Later he attended Iowa Western Community College at Clarinda. He worked at the Lil' Duffer while in school. Later on he worked at the Iowa Department of Revenue in Des Moines, Prairie Meadows in Altoona and Wal-Mart in Windsor Heights. He enjoyed leather-working and photography.
Don was preceded in death by his father Lyle, and his grandmothers. He is survived by his mother, Marie of Pleasant Hill; brothers, Dave (Denise) Pitman of Indianola, Iowa; Doug (Rhonda) Pitman of Granger, Iowa; nieces and nephew: Michelle, Julie, Lisa, and Samuel Pitman.
May God grant comfort and peace to those who mourn his passing.