The funeral service for James “Jim” Sitter, 59, Saudi Arabia, formally of Sidney, Mont., is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Todd Lanman officiating.
Burial is in the Nameless Cemetery under the direction of Fulkerson Funeral Home, Sidney.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com.
James “Jim” was born in Richardton on Nov. 29, 1948. He was the third child of Mike Sitter and Anna (Haupt) Sitter. Jim was always full of life and fun.
He met the love of his life Donna May Olson in Culbertson, Mont. They were united in marriage on Aug. 7, 1971, in Williston.
Jim loved spending his free time with family, his four children and four grandchildren. He was so very proud of his children and grandchildren.
Jim was driven by his devotion to his family. He chose his line of work because he enjoyed it but mostly for his family.
Jim worked in the oil field most of his life. He worked for Westburne Drilling and Nabors International for 34 years. He worked overseas for 21 years. Jim loved working overseas. It allowed him to see many different countries and meet so many amazing people that would soon become like family.
Jim worked in Yemen, Republic of Georgia, Jordan, Syria and Saudi Arabia. Donna moved to Saudi Arabia in 2004.
Jim and Donna were able to spend vacations traveling to many places around the world. Some of these places include Thailand, Africa, Holland and Sri Lanka.
Jim had just been promoted to area manager of Kuwait for Nabors International and he and Donna were in the process of moving to Kuwait.
Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend Jim Michael Sitter left us June 4, 2008, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Jim was an amazing fun loving man. He will be greatly missed by one and all.
Jim is survived by his wife, Donna; his son, Michael Sitter, Sidney; his daughters, Michele (Robert) Prince, Sidney, Corinne (Dan) Crowe, Sidney, and Brenda (Dave) Schnittgen, Helena, Mont.; his grandchildren, Sierra Crowe (11), Patrick Prince (8), Tiana Crowe (4). all of Sidney, and RaeAnna Schnittgen (1), Helena; his brothers, Tom Sitter, Jim (Hilda), Tony (Anna Mary) and Peter (Dorothy); his sisters, Mary Jane (Christ) Huck, Rosie Huck, Rose (Bede) Frank, Marge (Lowell) Lindbow, Betty (Phil) Knaup and Irene (Ted) Naumann.
He left behind too many friends and family to count.
Jim was preceded by: his parents, Mike Sitter and Anna Sitter Huck; a stepfather, Philip Huck; and brothers, Philip “Yogi” Sitter, Louie Sitter and Phillip Huck Jr.
(Fulkerson Funeral Home, Sidney)