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Hildebrand, Frank 1845-1932

HILDEBRAND, MALONEY, PAPIN, MUECKE, HALLIDAY, THOMPSON, HITT, BICK

Posted By: Kathy Baker, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/18/2006 at 21:52:51

From the Hinton Paper
Dated May 12, 1932

Civil War Veteran Passes Away

Frank Hildebrand passed away Thursday morning in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Muecke, after an illness that confined him to the home for over a year. Mr. Hildebrand was a Civil War veteran and was 87 years of age at the time of his death.

Mr. Hildebrand was born in Galena, Ill., May 18, 1845, and resided there until a young man when he enlisted in the Civil Wal in the One Hundred and Thirty Eighth Regular Infantry of Illinois. After his discharge at the end of the war, he located in Sioux City in 1871 and later moved to a farm near McCook Lake in South Dakota.
He was marrried to Kate Maloney, July 22, 1872, who died in 1880. He was married to Ellen Papin in Sioux City in 1883. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church east of Hinton.

Surviving are two sons, Charles Hildebrand of Sioux City, and Edward Hildebrand of Denver, Colo.; two daughters, Mrs. Wm. Muecke of Hinton
and Mrs. James Halliday of McCook Lake; a step-
daughter, Mrs. Leo Thompson of Denver; two half brothers, Will Hitt of Minneapolis, Minn., and John Hildebrand of Salix, Ia., and a half sister,
Mrs. Barbara Bick of Sioux City.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 from the Wm. Muecke home at 2:00 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lincoln Township, Rev. R.J. Torgler officiating. Internment was made in Graceland Park Cemetary. A firing squad, composed of members of the Hinton
unit of the American Legion, took part in the services.

Claire Levins was in charge of the services.


 

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