Dorothy Mae Wittcamp
Dorothy Mae Wittcamp died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at John Knox Village in Walesco, Texas. She was 80.
Mrs. Wittcamp was born in 1931 in Fulton and grew up in Hatton. She died after a long battle with cancer.
She married Jack Wittcamp in 2003 after her first husband died. Mrs. Wittcamp was a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood and Our Savior Lutheran Church in McAllen, Texas.
Her parents, Bill and Mary Sandker, and John R. Hagan Sr., her husband of 50 years, died earlier.
Mrs. Wittcamp was an avid bridge player, reader, artist and golfer. She owned and operated the Modern Book Shop in Kansas City for several years. She was a loving mother and devoted wife who treasured her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Wittcamp; a son, John Hagan Jr. and his wife, Deborah; four siblings, Deanne Claxton, Helen Jenkins, Maurice Sandker and his wife, Betty, and Herb Sandker and his wife, Thelma; a grandson, Kyle Patton; two great-granddaughters, Lauren and Danielle Patton; two stepdaughters, Karla Meyer and her husband, Tom, and Janni Cawthorne and her husband, Tony; two step-granddaughters, Megan and Mallory Meyer; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Wednesday at the John Knox Village Chapel in Weslaco, Texas.
Donations can be made to Knapp Medical Center Hospice, 1401 E. Eighth Street, Weslaco, TX 78596.