He also played on the Maryland Lacrosse Club team that was started by his father. He played in the first televised box lacrosse game, sponsored by Baltimore’s Gunther Brewing Co., which produced Gunther Beer.
He was a member of the Maryland Lacrosse Hall of Fame and sponsored the William P. Wittelsberger Award.
After college he and his brother, Ray, took over Adding Machines Sales & Service, a typewriter and adding machine sales business their father had established in 1928.
The brothers renamed the business Ken & Ray Inc., and over the years expanded its services. It was located on West North Avenue, and moved in 2008 to Hampden. Today, the family-owned business is in Bel Air.
Mr. Wittelsberger was a longtime communicant of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 100 Church Lane, Cockeysville, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday.
In addition to his son, Mr. Wittelsberger is survived by another son, Kenneth F. Wittelsberger of Bel Air; three daughters, Victoria Zeller and Marianne Bauer, both of Lutherville, and Sarah Butcher of Timonium; a sister, Jean Levassure of Huntsville, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Another son, Max Wittelsberger, died in 2003.