Kenneth Sitz, the son of Clarence Sitz and the late Delphia L. Sawyer Sitz, was born in Detroit, Mich., on Nov. 2, 1947, and died Friday, April 18, 2003, as the result of injuries sustained in an auto accident near Bloomfield at the age of 55. Mr. Sitz was a lifetime resident of Essex and had served in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his father, Clarence Sitz of Essex; and one sister, Nancy Wood of Dexter. He was preceded in death by one sister, Debra Lynn Sitz. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2003, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Mike Brown of Essex officiating. Interment followed in the Essex Cemetery in Essex with full military honors conducted by the India Team Military Honors Group. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter was in charge of all arrangements.