Terry I. Kitt

Terry I. Kitt age 69, of North Bend, Nebraska passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Verdigre, Nebraska. He was born June 7, 1951 in Imperial, Nebraska to Neil Ivan and Patricia Ann (Thompson) Kitt.

Terry grew up in Wauneta, Nebraska on the family farm.  Terry married LaVerta (Litz) on June 16, 1972 in Wauneta. He graduated from UNL with a BS in Animal Science. After college he managed Centennial Pork Hog Company in McCook, Nebraska until 1976 when he moved to Kearney, Nebraska.  He worked for Pureline Hog Company until 1980. In 1981 he and several friends started the Direct Swine Company in Fremont, Nebraska, which was then purchased by PIC (Pig Improvement Company). He relocated to North Bend in 1987. In 2000 he retired from PIC, then did swine consulting and became part owner of Linwood Artificial Breeders until 2019 when he officially retired.

Terry was a member of Pheasants Forever and a youth mentor, Ducks Unlimited and Safari Club.  He was very involved with wildlife conservation.  He was also a member of the Free Masons and Wild Turkey Federation.

He is survived by his wife, LaVerta; sons, Neil and Cody (Sylvia) Kitt all of North Bend; daughter, Traci (Jason) Chatten of Gretna, Nebraska; brother, Lonnie (Patti) Kitt of Schuyler, Nebraska; sisters, Kim (Roger) Svatora and Julia (Dave) Karp of McCook, Nebraska and 8 very special grandchildren.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents.

Celebration of Life service will be 1 P.M, Saturday, October 24, 2020 at United Presbyterian Church in North Bend.  A time for remembrance with the family will follow the service until 4 pm also at the church.  Casual attire is suggested and masks will be required.

Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Nebraska Wildlife Federation.

Online condolences may be left at: www.mosermemorialchapels.com

Moser Memorial Chapel, 1040 N. Main St.  North Bend, NE  68649  402-652-8159.

 

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