a_d
Sunday
80°
Chance Thunderstorms
33%
Sunday Night
58°
Thunderstorms
87%
Monday
62°
Chance Thunderstorms
53%
Monday Night
45°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
21%
Tuesday
59°
Breezy
17%
Tuesday Night
42°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Wednesday
58°
Chance Rain Showers
36%
Wednesday Night
46°
Rain Showers Likely
62%
Thursday
57°
Chance Rain Showers
64%
Thursday Night
42°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
26%
Friday
61°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
22%
Friday Night
44°
Partly Cloudy
18%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_d
Monday, April 15th, 2013
Madlyn Bilter
Madlyn Ann Bilter, 85, peacefully passed on to her heavenly home on April 13, 2013, at The Gardens at Celina.
She was born March 24, 1928, in Toledo to Ralph and Hazel Birt.
On June 26, 1949, she married Donald Charles Bilter, who passed away May 26, 1995.
She is survived by her children, Denny (Faith) Bilter of Marriottsville, Md., Brenda (Tom) Lange of St. Henry, Debra (Mike) Williams of Rockford and Shelly (Mark) Shaw of Celina; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Patsy Springer Abels of Lakeland, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Harry, Robert, Richard and Billy Rogers and James Birt, and a granddaughter, April Williams Vann.
She graduated from Celina High School in 1947. She was a GTE telephone operator, a sales clerk for Barr's Five and Dime Store in Celina and had worked for Home Health Care. She was a member of the Red Hat Club, the Sunshine Singers and the First Presbyterian Church in Celina, where she served several terms as a deacon and was a member of the choir.
Madlyn loved her family very much and enjoyed life and being with family and friends. She loved planting flowers and taking care of them. She also enjoyed singing, dancing and playing the piano and organ. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dave Dennis officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery in Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be given to the First Presbyterian Church of Celina or State of the Heart Hospice in Coldwater.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Marlene Braun, 90, St. Henry, died April 13, 2013, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. [More]
Carrol T. "Fisch" Fischbach, 81, St. Marys, died at 7:49 p.m. April 13, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Robert L. Kohler, 94, formerly of Celina, Amherst and Spencerville, died at 4:4 [More]
Melvin G. Vallo, 94, formerly of Minster, passed away at 9:42 p.m. April 12, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Patricia D. Yahl, 67, St. Marys, died at 10:25 p.m. April 13, 2013, at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer. [More]
a_d a_d