Obituary: Mary L. Hillenburg

April 11, 1928 – June 16, 2019

Mary L. Hillenburg, 91, of Heltonville, died at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at her residence.

Born April 11, 1928, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Perry and Dorotha (Glasgow) East. She married Robert “Bob” Hillenburg on September 24, 1943, and he preceded her in death on July 29, 2013.

She was a homemaker and member of the Heltonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Don Hillenburg, and wife, Ann, of Heltonville; four grandchildren, Robert W. Hillenburg and wife, Marcia, Cheryl Blackwell and husband, Wade, Missy Patton and husband, Wesley and Mindy Bush and husband, Thomas; twelve great-grandchildren; sixteen great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Short and husband, Bill, of Ohio; a brother, Perry East, and wife, LeAnn, of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, Marilyn Hunter; two sisters, Jenny Stewart and Lynn Stine.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Perry East officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, June 19th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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