Hulda I. Bitner, 101, formerly of Mason
City, died Wednesday (March 3, 2004) at 3:45 p.m. at Maple Ridge
Care Centre in Lincoln.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at
Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with the Rev. Curt McCallister
officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral
Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.
Mrs. Bitner was a cook at Robertsons'
Cafe in Mason City for many years.
She was born July 16, 1902, at Hopedale
to William and Ellen Cochran. She married Claude Channing Bitner in
1924, and he died in 1959.
She is survived by seven grandchildren,
20 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by six
brothers; one sister; three sons, Donald, Lyle and Dale Bitner; and
She was a member of the First Baptist
Church in Mason City.
may be made to the church or to
Care of Illinois.