.        Billie Marie Nestor, 1921 - 2015, d/o Ernest Fuget Nestor
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

G4143   Billie Marie Nestor,8                                       G414   (Ernest,7,Ballard,6,Jacob,5,Daniel,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2)
.                     b 23 Oct 1921 Huntington, Cabell Co, WVa; d 4 Oct 2015 Madison, Wisc.
.                        Her name Willie in the 1930 census and Willie Marie in the 1940 census.  See her
pictures below.
.                     m 5 Jun 1945 Winona, Winona Co, Minn (and later div) to Dr. Robert Edgin Whitsit (Bob), b 13 Apr 1924 South English,
.                         Iowa, d 15 Oct 2014 Rockford, Ill, s/o Leo Karl Knapp, and adopted by Dr. William Silas Whitsitt and Geraldine Mabel
.                         Long.  Bob m(2) 1977 to Barbara Jeanne Petticord (Barb), b 14 Aug 1946 Belvidere, Ill, d 22 Jun 2014 Rockford, Ill, d/o
.                         Sylvan Petticord and Barbara Fair.  See Bob's and Barbara's
pictures below.

.                     issue:

1.   Robert Edgin Whitsitt (Bob), b 1946 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa, m(1) May 1966 (and later div) to Julia Carol Peter-
.                           sen.  He m(2) 1980 Lana Kay Bryan, b 1946 East Liverpool, Ohib.  Bob and Lana were web page creators, having done
.                           business as
The Write Team.
.                           See his
picture below, from that site.  They are retired and live in Monterey, Cal.
.                           issue (stepchildren):
a.   Britt S. Barnard, b ca 1970, m Scott J. Schanel, b ca 1969, and they div.  She m 2013 Washington to Lisa Tallarico.
.                                 Live in Portland, Ore.  email:
.                           b.   Dae Shannon Barnard, b 1972 Fayette Co, Ky, m(1) 16 Nov 1995 Norwich, New London Co, Conn to Marc L.
.                                 Low, b ca 1969, and they div.  She m(2) 2011 to Arin Umberger.  Live in Milwaukie, Ore (suburb of Portland).

2.   Richard Alan Whitsitt (Rich), b 1949 Indianopolis, Marion Co, Ind, m(1) 13 Feb 1971 (and later div) to Judy Lud-
.                           gaard, b 1951 Milwaukee, Wisc, and they div.  Rich m(2) 7 Mar 1981 Marengo, Ill to Jan Karen Beebe, b 1954 Harvard,
.                           Ill, d/o Harold Eugene Beebe and Lilas Jean Lowe.
.                           issue:
a.   Michael William Whitsitt (Mike), b 1971 Rockford, m(1) 14 Nov 1990 Winnebago Co, Wisc (and they div 1995)
.                                 to Patrice Northrup (Trice).  Mike m(2) 13 May 2000 Shell Lake, Wisc to Vicki Hopke, b 1977 Shell Lake.
.                                 Of Springfield, Mo.
.                                 issue: (of Trice)
(1)  Rachel Whitsitt, b 1991 Fort  Hood, Tex.
(2)  Stephanie Whitsitt, b 1993 Wiesbaden, Germ.
b.   Alan Eric Whitsitt (Al), b 1975 Rockford, m Jun 2001 to Jacki LaTendresse.
c.   Jacqueline Marie Whitsitt (Jackie), b 1982 Rockford, m Jason Dover.  Of Anna, Ill.
.                                 issue:
(1)  Jillian Marie Dover, b 2000 Rockford.
d.   Kimberly Ann Whitsitt, b 1986 Rockford.

3.   Ann Linda Whitsitt, d as infant, May 1952.

4.   Jill Marie Whitsitt, b 1954 Rockford, m 20 Oct 1990 Eagle, Wisc to Kenneth Wayne DeLisle (Ken), b 1951, s/o Law-
.                           rence and Irene DeLisle.
.                           issue: (adopted)
a.   Lia Marie Liang DeLisle, b 1995 China.
b.   Kim Thuong Mai DeLisle, b 1998 Can Tho City, Can Tho Province, Mekong Delta, Viet Nam.

.                      Ref: 1.   www.legacy.com: .DR. ROBERT E. WHITSITT, 90 ROCKFORD - Dr. Robert E. Whitsitt, 90, of Rockford passed
.                                    away with loved ones by his side on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in Swedish American Hospital, after a short ill-
.                                    ness. Born Leo Carl Knapp, April 13, 1924, in South English, Iowa. Orphaned at 11 months and housed in Soldiers
.                                    and Sailors Orphanage, Davenport, IA. Adopted by the Rev. Dr. William S. and Geraldine (Long) Whitsitt, Winona,
.                                    MN. Grew up in Winona, MN. Attended Carlton College, Northfield, MN, Berea College, Berea, KY, Univ. of S.
.                                    Dakota, Vermillion, SD, and Univ. of IL College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, graduating with an M.D. in 1948. A vete-
.                                    ran of both WWII and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy from 1942-54. Practiced medicine in Rockford from
.                                    1950 to 1986, as co-owner of Loves Park Medical Clinic and as an active staff member of Swedish American Hospi-
/                                    tal.  Delivering babies was his favorite part of practicing medicine, having delivered approximately 1500 babies in
.                                    Rockford during his career. Provided free medical care at Sabrooke in the 1960's, served as President of the medical
.                                    staff at Swedish American Hospital, President of Blue Shield for five years, served on the boards of Family Consulta-
/                                    tion Service, American Cancer Society, Medical-Surgical Service of IL, and the American Contract Bridge League.
.                                    Owner of Rockford Bridge Club from 1980-86. Served as President of the Congregation at The Unitarian Church
.                                    from 1961- 63. He was an avid golfer (scratch handicap), bridge player (Life Master in 1988), and storyteller. He
.                                    loved telling jokes and could always quiet a crying baby and bring smiles to kids' faces. Perhaps you saw him enjoy-
/                                    ing early morning walks all over town while collecting hundreds of dollars in change from the streets and drive-up
.                                    windows of Rockford. Bob's first marriage to Billie Marie Nestor ended amicably after 30 years. Bob then married
.                                    the "light of his life", Barbara Jeanne Petticord in 1977. She provided the energy, love, and companionship that car-
.                                    ried him through multiple health issues over the years. When she predeceased him on June 22, 2014, his light was
.                                    gone and his energy began to fade. Also predeceased by daughter, Ann Linda in 1952, and brother, Bill Whitsitt in
.                                    1990. Survivors include children, Robert (Lana) Whitsitt, II, of Monterey, CA, Richard (Jan) Whitsitt of Rockford,
.                                    IL, Jill (Ken) DeLisle of Madison, WI, and Sarah (Jeff) Werckle of Rockford, IL; grandchildren, Brit (Lisa Talarico)
.                                    Schanel of Portland, OR, Dae (Arin) Umberger of Mikwaukie, OR, Michael (Vicki) Whitsitt of Springfield, MO,
.                                    Alan (Jackie) Whitsitt of Eau Claire, WI, Jackie (Jason) Dover of Anna, IL, Kimberly (Clinton) Burkhart of Rock-
.                                    ford, IL, and Maxx and Maia Werckle of Rockford, IL. Along with 6 great-grandchildren and special family friend,
.                                    Andrew (Sarah) Raridon of Lafayette, IN......
.                              2.   Whitsett/Whitesides family history:
.                              3.   Descendants of William Whitsitt of Jefferson County, Indiana:
       Billie Marie Nestor
early 1940's, Marmet, WVa
         Billie Marie Nestor, 1940, in front of Baptist Church, Marmet, WVa
Picture courtesy of Jill Marie Whitsitt Delisle, from Billie Marie Nestor Whitsitt
Robert Edgin Whitsitt, Jr
Picture from his website
Billie Marie Nestor Whitsitt and Jill Whitsitt DeLisle
                         Thanksgiving 2012
       Robert Edgin Whitsitt, Sr, 2014
Picture courtesy of Jill Whittsitt DeLisle
Robert Whitsitt Jr and Lana
Barbara Jeanne Whitsitt  
Picture from her obituary
Bob Whitsitt and E F Nestor  Marmet, WVa, 1946