Hattie Hulbert, age 89, of rural Hamilton, Indiana, died at 4:20 P.M. on Thursday, September 26, 2013, from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Hamilton. Mrs. Hulbert was formerly employed by Plas-Tec in Edon, Ohio, and retired from Textron in Angola, Indiana. During World War II, she was like a “Rosie the Riveter,” working on the production of B-24 planes at the Willow Run Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Known as a hard worker, she provided a home for her large family, most often preparing family meals for thirteen or more. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and around her yard, tending to her cats and cooking and canning.
Hattie Hulbert was born on February 19, 1924, in Jackson, Michigan, the daughter of Alden and Lydia (Shaver) McGee. She married Donald E. Kellogg in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1968. She then married Charles E. Hulbert on May 26, 1970, in Bryan, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on May 15, 1996.
Survivors include four daughters, Doris (Evan) Bechtel, of LaCygne, Kansas, Carol Mason and JoAnn (Donald) Mohr, both of Edon, Ohio, and Judy (John) Lingo, of Hamilton; five sons, Edward (Diana) Kellogg, Lyle (Evelyn) Kellogg, Fred Kellogg, John (Shelley) Kellogg and Howard Kellogg, all of Edon; and fifteen grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, three stepgreat-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Preceding her in death in addition to her husbands were three grandchildren, four brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon. Services will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon. Interment will follow in the Edon Cemetery.
Memorials are requested to the Steuben County Humane Society.