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Published September 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gerald R. Nitz

Gerald R. Nitz, age 69 of Woodstock, IL, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013.

Originally from Anamoose, N.D., Jerry lived many years in Indianapolis and retired in Woodstock, IL.

Gerald R. Nitz

Gerald R. Nitz, age 69 of Woodstock, IL, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013.

Originally from Anamoose, N.D., Jerry lived many years in Indianapolis and retired in Woodstock, IL.

After earning a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University and the University of Arizona, he had a successful career in sales and marketing at Eli Lilly and Co./Elanco.

Jerry was a supportive, loving father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his children Carrie (Peter) Georgitsis, Laurie (Scott) Howard, Robert Nitz and their mother Jane K. Nitz, his grandchildren Katie, Mark and David Betancourt, Manos Georgitsis and Michael, Kathleen and Alexander Howard. Also his siblings Frances (Arthur) Prom of Harvey, N.D. and William (Shirley) Nitz of Anamoose, N.D.

The memorial visitation will be Monday September 16, 2013 from 9:30 AM until the 10:30 AM funeral Mass at Church of Holy Apostles 5211 W. Bull Valley Rd. McHenry, IL. Interment private. Memorials may be made to the NDSU Development Foundation for the Gerald R. Nitz Agricultural Scholarship, P.O. Box 5144, Fargo, ND 58105. Arrangements by Colonial Funeral Home, McHenry. 815-385-0063

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