EVART – Juanita H. Hiner, of Evart, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012, at Hazel Findlay Country Manor in St. Johns, Michigan. She was 83.

She was born on July 8, 1929, in New Castle, Indiana to Orestus and Vada Cory. She married Freddie Lee Hiner on October 17 1947.

She worked for The Evart Review, Adeline’s Dress Shop, and Evart Commission on Aging.

She is survived by sons, Jerry (Martina) Hiner of Shelby Township, Steve (Karen ) Hiner of St. Johns , daughter LeAnn (David) Bitler; seven grandchildren, Ryan (Kari), Kristen, Brittany, Jennifer, Jamie, Joel (Emily) Bitler, Corey (Justine) Bitler, and five great grandchildren, Brianna, Kyle, Alexandra, Nicolas and Silas.

She is also survived by her sister, Marchetta of Indiana, three sister-in-laws, Alice Hiner, Ruth Tout and Betty Cory of Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband Fred, her parents, Orestus and Vada Cory, one sister, Geneva, one sister-in-law, Lani , and five brothers, Paul, Bill, Bob, Dan, and Ernie.

Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with the Pastor Janice Kelly officiating. Juanita was cremated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hazel Findlay County Manor (St. Johns, Michigan), Sparrow Hospice (Lansing, Michigan) or St Paul’s Lutheran Church, (Evart, Michigan).