Ivan J. “Chuck” Pitman, 90, of Granite City, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Fountain View Manor in Granite City surrounded by his family.
He was born on June 28, 1925, in Hollis, Okla., the late Frank and Clara (McNatt) Pitman.
Ivan was the Senior Vice President and Treasurer at First Granite City National Bank. The United States Army Veteran proudly served his country during WW II and enjoyed a good round of golf. Ivan was an outgoing person who did not know a stranger and would speak to anyone. Most of all he loved his family, especially his wife that he took such kind and loving care of the last years of her life. Ivan will be remembered for his love of people and all the special times he shared with his family and friends.
He is survived by and will be missed by his daughter, Michelle and (Kevin) Boschert of Granite City; his son, Richard and (Elizabeth) Pitman of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; his grandchildren, Angela and (Brad), Kimberly and (Jason), Anna, Ryan; and great-grandchildren, Sam and Stella.
In addition to his parents, Ivan was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Ann (Walker) Pitman, whom he married on April 9, 1947; his brother, Valdhe; and his sister, Zelda.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of his life, services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.