Cheryl ‘Knight’ Witt, 63
Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:33am admin
Oct. 19, 1955 —
April 12, 2019
CRESCO - Cheryl “Knight” Witt, age 63, of Cresco, Iowa, died on Friday, April 12, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital – St. Marys Campus in Rochester, Minn.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Notre Dame Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. with Father Dennis Cain officiating. Burial will be in Philips Cemetery at Bonair, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 4-8 p.m. at Notre Dame Catholic Church and will continue at the church for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
Cheryl Ann Witt was born on Oct. 19, 1955, the daughter of Arthur and Genevieve Louise (Johnson) Witt in Waterloo, Iowa. After graduating from high school, Cheryl attended one year of radio broadcasting school. Over the years she worked as a disk jockey for radio stations KGHR in Austin, Minn., KROC in Rochester, Minn., WFAW in Fort Atkinson, Wis., and most recently at KCZQ in Cresco.
Cheryl was active in theater and drama and had a passion for music. She married Richard Neubauer in 1973, and had three children, April, Brian and Crystal; they later divorced. On Sept. 13, 1991, she married Duane Mittelstadt, and had a daughter, Danielle; they later divorced.
Cheryl always loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She always claimed to be “Left handed and right minded.”
She is survived by her fiancé of 18 years, Brad Kisner of Cresco; her children, Brian (Charlie) Neubauer of Cresco and their son, Gage, Crystal (Jason) Robins of Waterloo and their children, Sabrina, Isaiah, Lauryn and Graysen and Danielle Jo Mittelstadt of Waterloo; great-grandchildren, Josiah and Ariana; her siblings, Ronald Witt of Cresco, Dennis (Carol) Witt of DeSoto, Wis., Steve (Sharon) Witt of Rochester, Pam (Don) Burnikel of Lime Springs, Iowa and Kim Witt of Cresco; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, April Moore on March 8, 2004; sister-in-law, Kay Witt; and nephew, Ronald Witt Jr.