Lydia Mary (Schneider) Billinger Hunt

1/15/2014

Lydia Mary (Schneider) Billinger Hunt, 95, Salina, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

Lydia Mary (Schneider) Billinger Hunt, 95, Salina, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

She was born June 29, 1918, in Trego County to Adam and Maria Michaels Schneider. She received her GED in 1971.

She married Bernard P. Billinger on Nov. 25, 1941. He preceded her in death May 12, 1998. She later married Ralph Hunt on Oct. 10, 1998. He preceded her in death May 6, 2008. She worked at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital for more than 25 years.

She enjoyed dance, making quilts, cinnamon rolls and pies.

Survivors include two daughters, Bernadette Billinger, Centennial, Colo., and Bernadine Lyon and husband, Dennis, Salina; two grandsons, Matthew Lee Lyon and wife, Melynda, Gardner, and Michael Todd Lyon and Laramie Harmon, Hill City; a great-grandson, Maxwell Elway Lyon, Gardner; a great-granddaughter, Scarlett Harmon, Hill City; Ralph's daughter, Peggy Mai and husband, Raymond; and several grandsons and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, William, Emanuel, Alex, John, Benhardt, O'Linda Nemechek, Rosie Caldwell, Michael and Theodore.

Graveside services were Thursday in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Collyer.

Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.ryanmortuary.com.

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