Dr. Oliver Titrud, 86

obit-Dr.-Oliver-TitrudDr. Oliver Titrud, took his last breath, Friday, March 22, 2013, and went to be with his Lord and Savior.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 28 at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Clarissa with Pastor Rick Wilder, Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt and son-in-law Pastor David Clark officiating. Burial will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Clarissa.
Dr. Oliver George Titrud was born May 11, 1926, to George and Gunda Titrud in Clarissa. He married Dorothy (Lindborg) and they were married for over 50 years. The accomplishments of this amazing man are plentiful and it would take reams of paper to list them all. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences and obtained a Masters of Science, a Masters of Education, a Doctorate of Chiropractic and received a C.A.S. (Certificate of Advanced Study) in Education Administration. He taught at Northwestern College, Los Angeles Pacific College, Warner Pacific College, National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Canadian Memorial College in Toronto, Western States Chiropractic College and Palmer Chiropractic College in San José, Calif. He taught many courses in college in the field of science, botany and nutrition. For two years he was in the international Who’s Who for Doctors for being outstanding in his field. Dr. Titrud wrote a few books, including “Titrud’s Method of Dissection in the Body Wall and Extremities.” Dr. Titrud loved knowledge and he had an incredible way of teaching. He had over 10,000 books which he used to quench his thirst for knowledge. He was a wonderful man who will be missed. Shortly after his wife passed, he moved back to the area where he was born and raised. He enjoyed the people in Clarissa and was well-loved in the area.
He is survived by his seven children, Kermit (Raquel) Titrud of the Phillipines, Cheryll (Don) Johnston of Illinois, Douglas (Roberta) Titrud of Washington, Bethine (James) Vincent of Oregon, Debrah (David) Clark of Iowa, Timothy (Miyuki) Titrud of Oregon and Howard Titrud of California; grandchildren, Shoni, Timothy, Benjamin, Kevin, Nicholas, Michelle, Christina, Juanita, Charles, Johnathan, Carallyn, Jericho, David, Amy, Tony and Chandra; seven great-grandchildren with a few more on the way; son-in-law Greg Crane of Oregon; and sister Eileen (Max) Lansendorf of Montana.
Dr. Titrud was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy; daughter Rebecca; and brothers Howard, Morris and Glen.