VisitationHaut Funeral Home- Gackle
Gackle, North Dakota 58442
Milton ‘Johnny’ Schlittenhard, 77, Gackle, ND died early Monday morning February 12, 2018 at his home in Gackle, ND under the care of the Red River Valley Hospice
Johnny was born December 21, 1940 on the family farm 9 miles North of Gackle, ND, the son of Karl D. Schlittenhard and Katie (Rivinius) Schlittenhard. At an early age he moved with his parents into Gackle. He received his elementary education in the Gackle Public School and grew to manhood in the vicinity and helped on the family farm.
He and Sharon Brunnmeier were married on October 28, 1962 at Jud, ND. They made their home in Gackle and farmed and operated a dairy for 32 years. He also worked at the Gackle Locker Plant in the 1960’s. Following his retirement from the dairy business, he worked for area farmers, including Myron Hehn and Pat Rivinius. He also operated a butcher shop while continuing to reside in Gackle.
He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Gackle, ND, where he has served on the church board and has held various positions in the church. He is a charter member of the Gackle Lions Club and member of the Gackle Fire Dept.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon, Gackle, ND; his children, Chad (Barb) Schlittenhard, Olathe, KS; Stacy (David) Brendel, Gackle, ND; 3grandchildren, Madie, Mason and Carter; 2 sisters, Marilyn Elhard, Gackle, ND; LaVern Nelson, Duncanville, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Troy, 1 sister LaVonne.