|11/25/2020 2:47:00 PM|
Gene Hildreth, 89, of Lamberton died Nov. 8, 2020, at Carris Health-Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, services will be held at a later date.
Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton is handling the funeral arrangements.
Gene Robert Hildreth was born June 8, 1931, to Milo and Neoma (Holyer) Hildreth in Windom. He was baptized in 1948 and graduated from Storden High School in 1949.
In 1951, Gene married Arlene Larsen. They were blessed with five children: David, Susan, Mike, Patrick and Kelly.
Gene farmed his entire life and also milked cows.
He taught Sunday School, confirmation and Bethel Series, which was especially dear to him.
He enjoyed bowling, playing, riding motorcycle and traveling. He also enjoyed weekly card games with the Revere boys and spending afternoons visiting shut-ins.
Gene and Jo Runck spent 12 years together prior to his death.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene; son, Mike; and daughter, Sue.
Survivors include his children: Dave (Alice) Hildreth of Mitchell, S.D.; Pat (Marla) Hildreth of Marshall, Va.; and Kelly Hildreth of Rockford, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.