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Obituary: Vernon Lee Bitner

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Vernon Lee Bitner

November 3, 1936 – April 10, 2022 (age 85)

Vernon Lee Bitner was born on November 3, 1936 to Leslie Merle Bitner and Lucille Mary Bitner in Kansas City, Kansas. He joined his wife, Linda Louise Bitner, in the presence of their lord and savior on April 10, 2022. Vernon graduated from Wyndotte High School in 1955. He married Linda Norgard on July 20, 1956. They were happily married for 61 years, raising two daughters and enjoying their grandchildren.

While residing in Kansas City, Vernon built custom cabinetry and completed home remodeling work. They relocated to Casper, Wyoming, where they started a successful contracting business, building homes all across the Casper area. They added a small farm and ranch operation that focused on registered Angus cattle. In 1984, they relocated to Dewey, Arizona, where they continued a contracting business building custom homes. He was a meticulous builder with an eye for detail and quality work.

He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife Linda; his parents; and his brothers Norman Bitner and Leslie Bitner, Jr. He is survived by his two daughters Tammy Cobb (Jon) of Casper, Wyoming, and Tracy Gutier (Milton) of Phoenix, Arizona; sister Mary Anderson of Ellijay, Georgia; grandchildren Tyler Holm (Candice), Tristan Carpenter (Cody), and Katrina Cobb (Matthew Shell); and many great-grandchildren.

In honor of Vernon’s wishes, no services are scheduled.