Obit: Hillert, Arthur (1893 - 1971)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Hillert, Schlinsog, Newsom, Rothenburger, Sternitzky, Montag, Faber, Roehrs
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 2/18/1971
Hillert, Arthur (1 June 1893 - 10 February 1971)
Funeral services for Arthur Hillert, 77, of Chili, who was dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital Wednesday morning, February 10, were held Saturday, February 13, at 2 p.m. from Christ Lutheran Church in Chili. The Rev. Roland Roehrs officiated and burial was made in the Yolo Cemetery in the Town of Fremont. The Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton was in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Hillert was born June 1, 1893, in the Town of Grant and was educated in the township schools and at the parochial school there. His marriage to the former Anita Schlinsog took place in the Town of Lynn on March 23, 1921. The Hillerts lived on a farm in the Town of Grant until 1960 when they moved to Chili. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church there.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Robert Hillert of Rockford, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Verna) Newsom of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Robert Helene Rothenburger of Madison; and seven grandchildren. He is further survived by a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Sternitzky of Granton, and a brother, Richard Hillert, also of Granton.
Pallbearers were Edwin, Erwin, and Otto Sternitzky, Carl Worchel, and Walter and Theodore Hillert.
Mrs. Harold Montag was accompanist for a ladies’ quartet which sang “Abide with Me” and “I am but a Stranger here.” A solo number was also sung by Mrs. Norman Faber.
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