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Ila Marie Hittle

Joe Denoyer - February 9, 2024 12:04 pm

Ila Marie Hittle was born to Rhea and Richard Sherbert on June 19th, 1950 in Clay Center, Ks. and passed away on January 27, 2024 at the Pratt Health and Rehab Facility, Pratt, KS. She discovered later that her actual biological father was Austin Mansfield, whom had married Rhea after she divorced Mr. Sherbert. Ila lived for a time in Concordia but then moved to Liberal, Ks. She married Jim Walton on June 1, 1968. They had one son, James Dalee Walton. She then married Dan Hittle in 1971. She had no children with Dan, but did have two step children, Lisa and Chris Hittle. During her lifetime she worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline in Liberal several years, Mobil Oil Company in Hugoton, Rosel Energy, and the Liberal Police Department, finally finishing out her working years with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks in Pratt, Ks. after her and Dan moved to Iuka, Ks. in 2008. She enjoyed traveling, several hobbies and her dogs. As per her instructions, no services are to be held at this time. Ila is survived by her husband Dan, Iuka Ks., son Dale Walton, Avondale Az., granddaughters Victoria and Veronica, step son Chris Hittle and wife Melissa Hittle, step grandchildren Bailey and Jake, all of Pratt Kansas, stepdaughter Lisa Johnson and husband Phil, Cushing, Oklahoma, step grandchildren Sierra Longoria, Ponca City, Oklahoma, Schyler Thyssen of Cushing Oklahoma, and Jessica Cain, husband Kaleb, Enid, Oklahoma. As per Ila’s wishes cremation has taken place with remains to be buried in Concordia, Ks beside her parents. There will be no services as she wished. Any remembrances should be made to your local animal shelter in her name. For online condolences, please visit

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