Margie Hillman, 91, of Battle Lake, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Battle Lake Good Samaritan Society.
Margie Eva Helmbolt was born on May 28, 1928 in Gary, South Dakota, the daughter of Harry and Beatrice (Colbert) Helmbolt. She was the seventh of ten children. Margie went to school in Gary, and when finished, worked at the South Dakota School for the Blind in Gary.
On August 10, 1948, Margie married Hugo Hillman in Canby, Minnesota. She lived most of her adult life in Canby, where she was an active member in her church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was proud to have been a stay-at-home mom, having the ability to raise her three children. When Hugo retired, they moved to their home on Silver Lake, near Battle Lake, Minnesota.
Margie is survived by her three children, Darwin (Laura) Hillman of Corpus Christi, Texas, Donlon Hillman of Battle Lake, and Connie (John) Scheevel of Spicer, MN; 10 grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Hugo; daughter-in-law, Cindi; great-granddaughter, Marly; her parents; seven brothers; and two sisters.
Memorials are preferred to Meals on Wheels or an organization of the donor’s choice.
Funeral Service: 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at First Lutheran Church, Battle Lake, with visitation one hour prior to services at the church.
Clergy: Reverend Bradley Skogen
Interment: Skibtvedt Lutheran Cemetery, Battle Lake, MN
Arrangements by Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Battle Lake.
Online Guestbook: GlendeNilson.com
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