Lon Alan Hitch 2
- Born: 14 Aug 1948, Luverne, Rock Co., MN 3
- Marriage (1): Lynn M. Maiers on 20 Jun 1970 in Stevens Co., MN 1
- Marriage (2): Marilyn Sue Feigal on 26 Jun 1976 in Dakota Co., MN 1
- Died: 15 Jun 2005, Lakeville, MN
Lon Alan Hitch, 56, Lakeville, died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, in Lakeville.
Lon Hitch was born to Wilford and Edna (Bowman) Hitch in 1948 in Luverne. He graduated from Luverne High School in 1966 and went on to St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota to earn his bachelor's in teaching and master's in education.
He married Sue Feigal on June 26, 1976. He taught seventh grade geography in the Burnsville School District for 31 years. He was very proud of the volunteer work his students did every holiday season through the Armful of Love program. Each year his students donated enough money to support holiday gifts to numerous families in need. He was staff adviser for the Leo Club, a student-based community volunteer program sponsored by the Lions Club. He received both the Helen Keller award and the Melvin Jones Fellowship award, the highest form of recognition conferred by the Lions Club International Foundation, for his extensive work with students and community involvement. He was a soccer coach for 16 years with the Lakeville Soccer Club.
Survivors include his wife Sue Feigal-Hitch, Lakeville; two sons, Nathaniel Hitch, a recent graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, and Justin Hitch, a junior at Lakeville South High School; three sisters, Darlene Woolsey, Sandi Hitch, Betty Schnettler (Jerry Boettcher); one stepbrother, Dale (Linda) Magnuson; two nephews, Bryan and Chad Schnettler; three nieces, Katie Boettcher, Krista and Kari Magnuson; and many family members from Sue Feigal-Hitch's family.
Mr. Hitch was preceded in death by his parents, Wilford Hitch and Edna (Bowman) Hitch Magnuson, an infant sister, Peggy Jo, stepfather Elvin Magnuson and father-in-law Robert Feigal Sr.
Lon married Lynn M. Maiers on 20 Jun 1970 in Stevens Co., MN.1 (Lynn M. Maiers was born in 1949.)
Lon next married Marilyn Sue Feigal, daughter of Robert Feigal Sr. and Unknown, on 26 Jun 1976 in Dakota Co., MN.1 (Marilyn Sue Feigal was born in 1953.)