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Monday, January 3rd, 2011
Forest Hileman
Forest M. Hileman, 93, Rockford, died at 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born Jan. 14, 1917, in Rockford. On March 7, 1936, he married Aileen E. Hoverman, who died Aug. 25, 2010.
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Marjorie) Hileman and Ned (Paula) Hileman, both of Rockford; two sisters, Lula Byer, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Ruth Pierstorff, Sarasota, Fla.; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are five brothers, Dale, Gale, Orville, Kent and Guy Hileman; three sisters, Helen Temple, Winifred Nutt and Jean Brumbaugh; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
He was a carpenter and a farmer all of his life. He was a school teacher at Vantage Career Center in Van Wert for five years.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, the Rev. Mark Rutledge officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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