Rita Elizabeth Bilderback, 87, born to George and Mary (Cattee) Hillbert on May 24, 1924 in Pond Creek, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 16 2012 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

Formerly of Griffin, Indiana; she was a loving mother and grandmother and retired from Deaconess Hospital in 1975 as an Orthopedic Technician.

Surviving are her children: John Arthur Bilderback or St. Wendel, Indiana, Debra Leigh Simpson of Posey County, Indiana, Steven Franklin Bilderback of Ft. Branch, Indiana, Beverly Kay Hartley of Somerville, Indiana, Allen Lee Bilderback of Holland, Indiana and Sandra Sue Beck of Petersburg, Indiana; one sister Vivian of Illinois; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Frank Bilderback in 1998 and 12 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Indiana with burial in the Poseyville Cemetery. Father Ed Schnur officiating.

Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, until service time at the funeral home.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012 at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Poseyville, Indiana.


Rita Elizabeth Bilderback