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To view the flowers from Annette’s service, click here: Annette Litz Flowers
Annette Josephine Litz, 85, Bismarck, formerly of Minot, died Sunday, July 3, 2022 in a Bismarck Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Annette was born on October 25, 1936 in Tampa, Florida, the daughter of Antero and Roselea (Didden) Gomez. She was raised in Tampa until she was 13 and then attended the St Euphrasia School for Girls in Batesburg, South Carolina until graduating in 1954. She moved to Fairbanks, Alaska to live with her sister and worked in daycare and in food service there. It was here she met her husband, Claude Donald Litz, whom she married on July 3, 1955.
Following their marriage, they moved around the United States with their family, before laying roots in North Dakota in 1973. Along with raising their 5 children, Annette also worked at the Minot Vocational Workshop and as a cook at Ellison’s Café. She retired and provided daycare in their home. Claude died October 29, 2000. She moved to Bismarck after the Minot flood of 2011.
Annette attended First Assembly of God Church (Journey Church), Minot and had attended Evangel Church in Bismarck. She and her husband enjoyed purchasing homes to fix up and re-sell. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with Jesus and her beloved family, especially rocking her great-grandbabies.
Her loving family includes, daughters, Kendria “Kandi” (Tim) Dougherty of Bismarck, Katherine “Kathi” (Wade) Tillema, Minot, Carolyn “Kari” (Trent) Christianson, Bismarck; sons, Chris (Tracie) Litz, Alexandria, LA and Kipton Litz, Regensburg, Bavaria; 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Annette was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 45 years, Claude; brothers, Albert and Henry Gomez and sister, Regina Stoutamire.
Celebration of Life Service: Friday, July 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Journey Church Assemblies of God, Minot. To view an livestream of the service access https://www.facebook.com/journeychurchminot
Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Visitation: At her request there will not be a viewing, however friends may come to the Church on Friday one hour prior to the service.
Memorials: preferred to the Bismarck or Minot Cancer Center or Sanford Hospice in Bismarck.