Obit: Boxrucker, Hilda C. #2 (1928 - 2018)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Beck, Boxrucker, Dassow, Faber, Freiboth, Heiman, Kuehmichel, Oudenhoven, Rau, Solberg, Wilke, Winchell

----Source: The Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 4/11/2018

Boxrucker, Hilda C. (Wilke) (20 FEB 1928 - 4 APR 2018)

Hilda C. Boxrucker, age 90, of Dorchester, died surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Colby Retirement Center under the tender care of hospice.

A Mass of Christian burial was held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Father Tim Oudenhoven presided. Family and friends were welcomed on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment was held in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.

The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester was entrusted with the arrangements.

Hilda was born Feb. 20, 1928, the daughter of Max and Vernetta (Winchell) Wilke, in her home in Dorchester. She graduated from Dorchester High School in 1947. On Nov. 24, 1948, Hilda was united in holy matrimony to Louis Boxrucker at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford.

Hilda and Louie farmed outside of Dorchester for 30 years. While farming, Hilda enjoyed buying purebred heifer calves. She was a fantastic seamstress, made lots of quilts for her family. After retirement from farming, they traveled extensively throughout the United States. She enjoyed gardening, canning and flowers.

Hilda will be greatly missed by her family. She taught her grandchildren how to play cards (Poker and Sheepshead). She enjoyed cooking meals, baking lots of cookies and cakes. She also enjoyed fishing and bowling. Hilda was a member of the Busy Homemakers Club.

Hilda is survived by her daughters, Kitty (Dave) Rau of Dorchester, Karen (Dave) Heiman of Orlando, Diane (Bill) Freiboth of Eau Claire and Mary (Blaine) Kuehmichel of Wausau; seven grandchildren, Carl (Steph) Blumenthal, Louis Solberg, Liz (Scot) Baumgartner, Mike (Tammy) Solberg, Andy (Anne) Rau, Brandon Kuehmichel and Jaelah Kuehmichel: and nine great-grandchildren, Kya, Brody, Stella, Marisa, Koan, Helen, Elsie, Miles and Louella. She is further survived by two sisters, Bernice Beck and Darlene Dassow; a brother, Norman Wilke; a brother-in-law, Gene Faber; nieces and nephews; along with many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis (2009); a son, Thomas (1973); a sister, Betty Faber; a sister-in-law, Ruth Wilke; and two brothers-in-law, Jim Beck and Raymond Dassow.

Family and friends may express condolences online at

Obituary: Boxrucker, Louis R.



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