OBITUARY

Hilda J. Potter

September 28, 1924March 11, 2019
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Hilda J. Potter, 94, resident of Sarah Harding Home in Clinton, IA passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Mercy Living Center.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held at 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. She will be laid to rest in Confidence Cemetery in Confidence, IA. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Hilda was born on September 28, 1924 to James and Lennie (Owen) Carpenter in Wayne County, IA. She retired from Bendix Aviation after 25 years of employment. She was united in marriage to James C. Potter on March 18, 1945 in Rock Island. He passed away March 2, 2008.

Hilda enjoyed her garden, camping, fishing, and spending time with family, friends, and neighbors. Those left to honor her memory are her daughter, Joyce (Jim) Moore, Fulton, IL; grandchildren, Diane Williams, Galena, IL, Karen (Mike) Hand, Albany, IL and Neil (Rebecca) Steinhagen, Aiea, HI; seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; brother, Ardys Carpenter; and sons, Ronald Wagner and Dennis Potter.

  • FAMILY

  • James Carpenter, Father
  • Lennie (Owen) Carpenter, Mother
  • James C. Potter, Husband
  • Joyce (Jim) Moore, Daughter
  • Diane Williams, Grandchild
  • Karen (Mike) Hand, Grandchild
  • Neil (Rebecca) Steinhagen, Grandchild
  • Ardys Carpenter, Brother
  • Ronald Wagner, Son
  • Dennis Potter, Son
  • Also left to cherish her memory are seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 15, 2019
REMEMBERING

Hilda J. Potter

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Mary Rife

March 15, 2019

My sympathy to Hilda"s family. I started at Bendix in 1965.
Hilda was the first person I worked with. She was my trainer.
She was a wonderful trainer and person. Her kindness and respect
was so important to me at that time in my life.
Mary
I retired in 2006

Audrey Williams

March 14, 2019

My heartfelt sympathy. Though I can't be there, you are all in my thoughts.

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Biography

Hilda J. Potter, 94, resident of Sarah Harding Home in Clinton, IA passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Mercy Living Center. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held at 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. She will be laid to rest in Confidence Cemetery in Confidence, IA. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Hilda was born on September 28, 1924 to James and Lennie (Owen) Carpenter in Wayne County, IA. She retired from Bendix Aviation after 25 years of employment. She was united in marriage to James C. Potter on March 18, 1945 in Rock Island. He passed away March 2, 2008.

Hilda enjoyed her garden, camping, fishing, and spending time with family, friends, and neighbors.

Those left to honor her memory are her daughter, Joyce (Jim) Moore, Fulton, IL; grandchildren, Diane Williams, Galena, IL, Karen (Mike) Hand, Albany, IL and Neil (Rebecca) Steinhagen, Aiea, HI; seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; brother, Ardys Carpenter; and sons, Ronald Wagner and Dennis Potter.