Anita Kinner, age 81, a lifelong resident of Phelps, Wis., died on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Phelps Care.

She was born in Phelps, on March 21, 1938, to Fredrick and Hazel Lambert.

Anita worked and retired from the First National Bank in Phelps.

Anita was preceded in death by her husband of 59½ years, Gordon Kinner; brother, Guy Lambert; and parents, Fred and Hazel.

She is survived by her sons, Jeff (Sandy) Kinner of Phelps, and Rodney (Dori) Kinner of Phelps; brother, Richard (Peggy) Lambert of Phelps; grandchildren, Thea, Ethan and Jessica (Dustin); and great-grandchildren, Amalie and Elise.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River, Wis. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River. Online condolences may be expressed at