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Arnold Roger Witke, former Conference Chancellor and Legal Advisor to the Conference, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church (3700 Cottage Grove, Des Moines, Iowa). Visitation will be held Friday, February 24, 2023 from 5-7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church.
Mr. Witke served as Conference Chancellor and Legal Advisor to the Conference from 1992 through 2003.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Darlene; their children, Mark (Sarah), Greg (JoEllyn), Paula (Pat) Green, Todd (Coreen); 9 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
A full obituary may be found at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Grace United Methodist Church, whose programs and ministries meant so much to Roger.
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