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Isabel Amelia Bitting, 76

November 16, 1940 to September 2, 2017

Isabel Amelia Bitting, 76, of Tiskilwa died at 10:58 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Nov. 16, 1940, in Princeton to Howard and Kathryn (Stutzman) Eigsti, she married Robert D. Bitting Feb. 14, 1960, in Tiskilwa, He survives.

She was a homemaker, and a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling, especially to see extended family.

She was a member of the Willow Springs Mennonite Church in Tiskilwa.

Also surviving are two sons, R. David (Jane) Bitting of Pekin and Daniel W. (Julie) Bitting of Carmel, Ind.; one daughter, Kelley Millemon of Enid, Okla.; five grandchildren, Nicholas (Jessica) Bitting of Michigan, Lynnae Bitting of Oklahoma, Annie Bitting of Carmel, Ind., Amelia (C.J.) Guth of New Jersey and Leah (Brian) Pomeroy of Maine; and one sister, Susan (Ted) Stuckey of Hesston, Kan.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James Eigsti.

She graduated from Buda High School in 1958 and attended Goshen College in Goshen, Ind.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Willow Springs Mennonite Church in Tiskilwa with Pastor Cal Zehr officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded and inurnment will be in Willow Springs Cemetery, Tiskilwa, at later date.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the church.

The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Willow Springs Mennonite Church in Tiskilwa.

Service/Memorial Information

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Willow Springs Mennonite Church, Tiskilwa, Illinois at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Cal Zehr, officiating. Cremation Rites will be accorded and inurnment will be in Willow Springs Cemetery, Tiskilwa at later date
Visitation will be 10-11 Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Willow Springs Mennonite Church, Tiskilwa, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Willow Springs Mennonite Church, Tiskilwa, Illinois.

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  • prayer"Kelley so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and family"Tribute from: Jim
    September 6, 2017
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  • candle"Bob and Family, we are so sorry for the loss of Isabel a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. We will hold you all in our prayers during this difficult time."Tribute from: Mike and Robin Burgess
    September 6, 2017
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  • tullips"We just learned of the loss of Issy this evening. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Bob. We pray that the Lord will give you the strength to endure the pain of your loss and the will to continue your journey..."Tribute from: Neil and Sandra Bitting
    September 5, 2017
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  • lily"Dave and Jane, thinking of you and praying for comfort for you and your family during this difficult time. Know that our thoughts are with you and thinking of you.
    Mike & Kathy"
    Tribute from: Mike & Kathy Sponsler
    September 5, 2017
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