Obituary: Jewel Pitcher, 82, of Walhalla.

August 11, 2022

Jewel Pitcher

Obituary: Jewel Pitcher, 82, of Walhalla.

Jewel Arabella (Reene) Pitcher, 82, passed away on August 10, 2022. 

Jewel was born in Custer on November 10, 1939, the daughter of Lyle and Cleo-Bell (McCormick) Reene. Jewel and Arthur T Wallager were married for a number of years and had four children prior to parting ways.  Jewel remarried Lester Pitcher in April of 1984. Lester remained by her side until her death.

Jewel enjoyed knitting her own creations, giving them away as gifts and presenting them at many craft shows. Summer and fall were always busy times for her, canning whatever she could get her hands on. Jewel retired from her work in home healthcare to enjoy her home on the lake. Jewel was a loving woman who cared very deeply for her family and friends. They brought the greatest joy into her life. 

Jewel is survived by her husband, Lester Pitcher; sons: Arthur (Kathi) Wallager, and Jerry Wallager; daughter, Crystal (Alvin) Ross; brother, Lyle Reene; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Jewel was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Cleo-Bell (McCormick) Reene; son, Todd Wallager; and sister, April Reene Smith.

Memorial contributions in Jewel’s honor can be made to her family. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place and no services have been planned. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, 

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