Oct 14, 2022
Myrtle Ruth (Host) McNitt, 98, of Valley View Haven and formerly of 4th Avenue, Burnham, died on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022.
Myrtle was born on March 27, 1924, in Saltillo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Dewey and Rosie Mae (Mansbarger) Host and four siblings, Evelyn G. Bedlyon, Betty M. Naylor, Nancy Belle Carter, and Ned Host.
Myrtle married Merle L. McNitt on Feb. 10, 1943. They were married 60 years before his passing in 2003. She is survived by daughters, Sherry I. Kipp of Burnham, and Ruth L. Mort and husband, Roger of Reedsville; five grandchildren, Greg Kipp, Todd Kipp, Mark Kipp, Colette Gephart and Ashley Mort; four great- grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
Myrtle graduated from Burnham High School and was a lifelong resident of Burnham. She worked for 20 years at American Viscose (cake converting) prior to 1972.
A family gathering is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, from 11 a.m. to noon at King-Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown. Burial will be at Lind Memorial Cemetery.
King-Barr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent on kingbarr
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Oct 14, 2022