Frank Pittl, 86, of New Holstein, most recently of Saxeville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 with his family at his side.
He was born Dec. 21, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri to Mark and Anna (Held Kaiser) Pittl. Frank served in the Army during the Korean War from July 15, 1953 until being discharged on June 4, 1955. On April 28, 1962 he married Claudette Gullickson.
Frank helped on the family farm near Lamartine prior to entering the Army and for a short while after being discharged from service. He followed in his father’s footsteps by working with his father and brothers in the Pittl Heating & Sheet Metal family business in Fond du Lac. In spring of 1963, Frank and his wife moved to New Holstein to expand the family business where he remained until retiring to their home on Long Lake in Saxeville.
Survivors include his wife, Claudette; his three daughters, Elisabeth Meyer (fiance’ Rick Ellenson) of New Holstein, Jenifer Pittl of Brillion, and Mary (Glen) Groeschel of Malone; eight grandchildren, Katie (Matthew) Lichtenberg, Dustin (Lindsay) Meyer, Timothy (Amy) Meyer, and Meghan Meyer (special friend Alex), Alex Nowak, Alijah Nowak, Matt Groeschel, and Anna Groeschel; and five great-grandchildren. He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Mark and Anna Pittl; and three brothers, Neal (Alice) Pittl, Mark (Carol) Pittl, and David (Alice) Pittl.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein.
Family and friends may visit with Frank’s family at the funeral home Sunday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Frank’s family would like to thank St. Agnes Hospice Hope and the staff at the Woodlands Senior Park for their excellent care and support given to their family.
For additional details please call Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein at 898-4300 or visit