December 15, 2022

Lila M. Witt

February 10, 1933 – December 12, 2022

Lila M Witt of Lincoln, formerly of Wilber, passed away at her home on December 12th, 2022. She was born on February 10, 1933, to Carl and Alvina (Theye) Hinz in rural Jefferson County.

Survivors:  Son, Walter Henning of Crete and daughter, Lana Culver of Round Rock, Texas.

Grandchildren Jessica (Christian) Ross and Garrett Culver.  Great grandchildren, Raley Ross and Cassius Culver. Sisters, Darlene Aden, Marilyn Stewart, Judy Hinz. Her special angel, Lynn Hinz. Preceded in death by parents and sister Leona.

Graduated from Plymouth High School in 1950. Married Walter L. Henning of Wilber in Nov. of 1950. To this union, a son, Walter D. was born in Mar. 1953 and a daughter Lana was born Feb. 1954. Began working as a clerk in the Saline County Treasurer’s Office in 1963 working her way up to Deputy Treasure for five years, then being appointed County Treasurer in 1980, serving 4 1/2 terms until retiring in 1999.

Lila moved to Lincoln in 2002 to spend her retirement years close to her family. She was a member of the Sheridan Lutheran Church.

A private family graveside service will be held at Wyuka on Monday December 19th. Memorials to family for further designation.


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