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Francis L. Bitner
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Birth: May 12, 1916
Queen City
Schuyler County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1986
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Francis L. Bitner was born May 12, 1916, at Queen City, Mo., to Albert Bitner and Emma Spears Bitner. Mr. Bitner, 70 of Ottumwa, Iowa, died June 6, 1986, at St. Joseph Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was a retired farmer and a member of the local Eagles Lodge. He married Bernice Lagerstrom in 1934 at Lancaster, Mo. She died in 1984.

He is survived by a son, LaVone(Swede)Bitner of Rayville, Mo.; two grandchildren; three great grand-children; a brother, Gene of Ottumwa; three sisters, Bertha Jackobs of Sheridan, Wyoming, Ethel Hawkins and Gethel Garrison, both of Ottumwa.

Services were Monday, June 9, 1986 at Johnson Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Russell Sporer officiated. Burial was in Shaul Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim, Mike, and Rick Brown, Dave and John Handling, and Harry Conners. 
Family links: 
  Albert Bitner (1869 - 1956)
  Emma Elmira Spears Bitner (1879 - 1962)
  Astrid Linnea Bernice Lagerstrom Bitner (1933 - 1984)
  LaVone D. Bitner (1935 - 2016)*
  Ada A Bitner Boles (1899 - 1922)*
  Ralph Amel Bitner (1902 - 1957)*
  Ethel E. Bitner Day (1907 - 2002)*
  Kenneth Paul Bitner (1911 - 1963)*
  Francis L. Bitner (1916 - 1986)
  Laurice Eugene Bitner (1924 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Shaul Cemetery
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Donald Bitner
Originally Created by: NE MO
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44701357
Francis L. Bitner
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 Added: Sep. 10, 2010

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