Saturday, February 4th, 2012
Harvey C. Hileman, 96, Willshire, died Feb. 3, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient & Hospice Center, Van Wert.
He was the son of Elias A. and Eliza D. (Bilderback) Hileman. He married Mary E. Lautzenheiser, who died in January 1989.
Surviving are four daughters, Karen (David) Freeman, Van Wert; Helen (James) Hawkins, Decatur, Ind.; Dayle (Albert) Alspaugh, Rockford; and Deb Thomas, South Charleston; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Hileman, Farmington, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a son, Donald H. Hileman; a grandson, Chad B. Alspaugh; four brothers, Isaac, DeLoy, John and Joe Hileman; and five sisters, Florence Stevens, Dora Casad, Eva Sadler, Hattie Hileman and Gracie Hileman.
He retired in 1976 from General Electric Corp., Decatur. He was a member of the Willshire Union United Methodist church, life member of Moose Lodge #1311, Decatur; Willshire Volunteer Fire Department and the Sportsman Club in Willshire.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, Pastor Bud Larimore officiating. Burial will be in Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 1-6:30 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Moose Lodge #1311 will conduct a service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Wren EMS, Union United Methodist Church or Community Health Professional Hospice, Van Wert.