Martha J. Hilty, 91, Berne, died on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. She was born to the late Jacob and AmandaHersberger Shelter on March 17, 1922 in Homes County, Ohio. She married the late Joseph A. Hilty on Jan. 16, 1947.
Among survivors are five daughters, Amanda Atlee) Hershberger of Wooster, Ohio, Annie (Johnny) Wickey and Martha (Emanuel) Schwartz both of Berne, Barbara (John) Graber and Elma (Elmer A.) Schwarts of Monroe; three sons, Henry A.M. (Verena) Hilty and Elmer M. (Esther) Hilty, both of Monroe and Daniel M. Hilty of Denver, Colo.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday and 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the residents of Emanuel H. Schwartz, 2625 S. US 27 in Berne.
The funeral service will be at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Schwartz residence with Bishop Marvin L. Hilty officiating.
Burial will follow at Schwartz Cemetery in Monroe.