Verne Hilts

Verne Hilts passed away on May 25, 2008 at Avamere-Three Fountains in Medford, Ore.

A private service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Verne was born on February 25, 1914 in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada to Julian and Katherine Lubiniecki.

She married Joseph A. Hilts, MD, who preceded her in death. She was a registered nurse (retired) and a hospital administrator. She was also secretary of the "Saskatchewan Seniors Association."

Survivors include her son, Joseph (Margaret) Hilts; daughter-in-law, Cherie Hilts; grandchildren, Michael (Julie) Hilts, Ryan (Kelsey) Hilts, Julie (Mark) Cromwell, Aaron (Ann Marie) Hilts, Adrienne (Danny) Leonard; and six great-grandchidren. Preceding her death was Dr. Joseph Hilts; daughter, Elizabeth Hilts; and son, John Hilts.

Memorial contributions can be made to Providence Hospital.

Arrangements are handled by Hillcrest Mortuary.