Born 12-20-1918 -- Died 8-18-2004
Hattie nee Mitchell Newby, 85 of Belleville, Ill., born Dec. 20, 1918 in Antelope, Kan., died Aug. 18, 2004 at her residence.
She was a retired engraver for Schaeffer Pen Company in Fort Madison, Iowa. She was a member of Village Bible Church in Cherokee Village, Ark.
Survivors include her children -- Lee (Mary) Burwinkel of Naples, Fla., Barbara (Stan) Robison of Belleville, Ill., and Keith Burwinkel; a brother, Henry (Juanita) Mitchell of Montrose, Iowa; grandchildren -- Steve (Denise) Burwinkel and Jeanette (Tom) Carthy; and great-grandchildren -- Douglas Burwinkel and Colin Burwinkel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Newby; a daughter, Joyce Fenton; her parents -- William and Dessie nee Hill Mitchell; brothers -- Mike Mitchell, Arnold Mitchell, Denver Mitchell and Johnnie Mitchell; a sister, Virdie Houtz and a grandson, Dean Fenton.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Family Hospice.
The funeral service was an informal service held Aug. 21 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, with the Rev. Patrick O'Neal officiating. By her request her body was donated to St. Louis University School of Medicine.