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Sadie Hilti

Sadie Hilti

Sadie Hilti, 87, of Bemidji, MN died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Havenwood Care Center, Bemidji.

Memorial services will be Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the Rainbow Room at Havenwood Care Center, Bemidji with Rev. Genelle Netland officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji.

Sadie Gladys Rathbun was born September 22, 1926 in Cedar Mills, MN to Fritz and Lydia (Heller) Rathbun. She attended grade school in Cedar Mills, and graduated from Litchfield High School. In 1947 she married Theodore Doyle in Spokane, Washington. To this union four children were born. After his death Sadie married Carl Joseph Hilti on June 8th 1955. They had three children. Together they resided in Bemidji until Carls death on February 3rd, 2001. Sadie moved to Warroad MN for a short time before returning to Bemidji. Sadie moved to Havenwood Care Center in June of 2012. Sadie truly enjoyed these years at Havenwood and loved all of the staff and residents there.

She is survived by her children Patrick (Carol) Doyle Surprise, AZ, Michael (Debby) Doyle of Bemidji, Susan (Bud Walden) Lausche of Bemidji, Carol Newby of Bemidji, Brenda (Brad) Wubbels of Karlstad, Roxanne (Don) Nygaard of Warroad and Joseph (Sandy) Hilti of Warroad;; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchild and brother Francis Rathbun of Hopkins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Carl Hilti; brothers, Victor, Harvey, Martin and Reuben; sister Sophie and son-in-law Perry Newby.

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