LISBON, Ohio – Alana Jean Bittner, 65, died suddenly Friday, December 30, 2016 at Salem Regional Medical Center.
Born January 31, 1951 in Salem, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Margaret J. (Montgomery) Bittner.
She retired after teaching for more than 35 years at McKinley Elementary School in Lisbon.
Alana was a graduate of David Anderson High School and earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Youngstown State University.
She was an instrumental member of the St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed caring for her four horses and her two cats.
She will be sadly missed by her sister, Becky (Paul) Peppel of Lisbon and her nephews, Dustin and Kyle Peppel as well as her great-niece, Tea and great-nephew, Gavin.
The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 4 at the Weber Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at Lisbon Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 3 at the funeral home.