Gene L. Chitwood, age 88 of rural Blue River passed away on Tuesday July 2, 2013 at the Richland Hospital in Richland Center.

He was born on October 30, 1924 in Richwood Township Richland County Wisconsin. The son of Delos and Ruth (Brown) Chitwood. He married Rosemary Roh on April 21, 1945 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel.

He is survived by his wife Rosemary Chitwood of rural Blue River. Also survived by Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents along with 3 brothers John, Gary, Voil Chitwood. 1 sister Meredith Holubetz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday July 6, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel. Father Peter Auer officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday July 5, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel, and also on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until departure to the church .

On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com