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105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293

Dave Litteken



  Visitation:  Thursday, August 31, 2006        4:00-9:00 PM
                     Friday, September 1, 2006       8:00-10:15 AM
                     Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

  Services:    Friday, September 1, 2006       10:30 AM
                     St. Mary Church, Trenton



Dave Litteken, 75, of Trenton died Tuesday August 29, 2006 at Cedar Ridge Care Facility in Lebanon. 

He was born March 26, 1931 in Aviston to Aloys and Frances (Timmermann) Litteken.  They preceded him in death. 

He was preceded in death by a son Terry Litteken, a granddaughter Dana Litteken, his twin brother Daniel Litteken, brothers in law Marcel Von Bokel, Theodore “Dick” Kues, Herb Fuehne, Henry Eversgerd, and Norbert Gebke; sisters in law Helen Fuehne, Regina Eversgerd and Clare Gebke. 

He married Viola “Olie” Fuehne July 14, 1954 at St. Damian Church, Damiansville and she survives in Trenton. 

He is also survived by 5 sons: Gary (Mary) Litteken, Dale (Ellen) Litteken, Charles (Tina) Litteken, Scott (Michelle) Litteken, Kurt (Tina) Litteken all of Trenton; 3 daughters Donna (Raymond) Moore of Trenton, Sandy (Kenny) Hilmes of Beaver Prairie and Brenda (Gene) Wobbe of Trenton and a daughter in law Laurie Litteken of Trenton. 

22 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 1 step great granddaughter. 

Two brothers James (Thelma) Litteken of Trenton and Aloys (Carol) Litteken of Des Peres Missouri, sisters Sylvia (Bert) Rakers of Trenton, Lydia (Kenny) Thouvenot of Belleville, Margie (friend Jerry Schilling) Von Bokel of Belleville, sisters in law Mary B. Litteken of Carlyle and Linda Kues of Aviston, and brothers in law Erwin “Bud” Fuehne of Damiansville and Art (Pat) Fuehne of Albers. 

He retired as a carpenter from Arentsen Construction and was a farmer.  He was a US Army veteran, a member of St. Mary Church, Trenton, Trenton Knights of Columbus Council 2932, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree-Bishop Althoff Assembly, Carpenter’s Local 480 of Freeburg, Clinton County Farm Bureau, Trenton American Legion Post 778 and the Breese Concordia Saengerchor. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday Sept. 1, 2006 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Church in Trenton with Fr. Daniel Friedman and Deacon Charles Litteken officiating.  Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery.   

Friends may call at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton Thursday August 31 from 4 to 9 PM and Friday, September 1 from 8 to 10:15 AM. 

Trenton American Legion will hold services at 7:30 PM and the Trenton Knights of Columbus 3rd degree services and the Bishop Althoff 4th degree services will be held Thursday at 8 PM at the funeral home. 

Memorials can be made to St. Mary Church, Cedar Ridge Activity Fund or donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.

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