Marie N. Bilderback, 86, of Francisco, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at The Waters, in Princeton

She worked at Gilbert Stephens for 27 years and retired from Anchor Industries in 1982. She was a member of the
Francisco Methodist Church. She was a member of the Gibson General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing and baby-sitting. 

She was born
Aug. 24, 1918 to George and Tillie Burns, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bilderback, in 1996; six brothers, Harold, Glen, Fred, Charles, Kenneth and Paul "Gene" Burns. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Eugene and Jacqueline Bilderback, of Kingman, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Greg (Vi) Bilderback, of Moline, Ill., Kenneth James Bilderback, of Francisco, Cindy (Greg) Magnas, of Long Island, N.Y. and Sherry (Leonard) Castro, of Prescott, Ariz.; 10 great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren; a brother and his wife, who cared for her, Ed and Mary Burns, of Francisco; four sisters, Ruth Gaston, of Princeton, Betty Lynch, of Patoka, Wilma Ikerd, of Indianapolis and Marjorie Sloan, of Mesa, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2005 at the Colvin Funeral Home, in Princeton, with the Rev. Bob McDonald officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in Francisco.


Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Monday at the Colvin Funeral Home.