HUMBOLDT – Joe B. Fitch, 79, formerly of Humboldt, passed away September 20, 2013 at Arbor Springs of West Des Moines. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt, Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Humboldt. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Sunday Morehouse Hall of the church. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home of Humboldt is in charge of arrangements.

Joe is survived by his wife, Edie; sons, Bob (Michelle) Fitch of Granger, and Michael (Christina) Fitch of Des Moines; grandchildren, Ryan, Tyler, Nathan, Samantha, Ethan, Sara, and Alex; brothers, Richard (Edi) Fitch, Ted (Roberta) Fitch, and Jesse (Mary) Fitch; sisters, Virginia (Ralph) Merris and Lenna Fitch; and many nieces and nephews.