Bilton, Minnie

Date of Birth: June 24, 1922

Date of Death: November 17, 2015

BILTON – Minnie Bilton of Melville, Sask., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at the age of 93 years. Minnie, born June 24, 1922, was the middle child of Jacob and Margaretha (Maurer) Rathgeber of Goodeve, Sask. She attended Shappert School and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in her youth. After marrying Derrick Bilton in 1945, she resided in Melville until 2008. This is where she raised her three girls and worked for many years in the dietary department at St. Paul Lutheran Home. Minnie spent countless hours tending to her garden. Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting and doing needlework. In…