George Taylor
B: 1929-09-10
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Taylor, George
John Ernst
B: 1939-12-21
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Ernst, John
Vernon Kombrink
B: 1945-09-12
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Kombrink, Vernon
Terri Plummer
B: 1955-06-09
D: 2018-01-12
View Details
Plummer, Terri
Jeffrey Thorsen
B: 1954-10-19
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Thorsen, Jeffrey
Lora Shearer
B: 1944-09-11
D: 2017-12-28
View Details
Shearer, Lora
Lester Hilden
B: 1922-05-25
D: 2017-12-07
View Details
Hilden, Lester
Gennaro Costantini
B: 1918-04-01
D: 2017-12-23
View Details
Costantini, Gennaro
Bonnie Ahle
B: 1943-04-03
D: 2017-12-22
View Details
Ahle, Bonnie
Larry Lynn
B: 1961-09-20
D: 2017-12-15
View Details
Lynn, Larry
Wayne Loecher
B: 1928-02-17
D: 2017-12-13
View Details
Loecher, Wayne
Florine Grimm
B: 1921-02-27
D: 2017-12-13
View Details
Grimm, Florine
Ronald Elliott
B: 1937-05-18
D: 2017-12-09
View Details
Elliott, Ronald
Richard Klauss
B: 1939-03-31
D: 2017-12-09
View Details
Klauss, Richard
Marceline Hicks
B: 1933-04-20
D: 2017-12-08
View Details
Hicks, Marceline
Sherry Yoch
B: 1940-05-31
D: 2017-12-03
View Details
Yoch, Sherry
Reginald Sorrels
B: 1926-11-30
D: 2017-11-20
View Details
Sorrels, Reginald
Leroy Hamm
B: 1943-04-30
D: 2017-11-20
View Details
Hamm, Leroy
Melvin Scott
B: 1930-07-13
D: 2017-11-21
View Details
Scott, Melvin
Eleanor Polizzi
B: 1925-03-03
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Polizzi, Eleanor
Mary Broadway
B: 1934-11-09
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Broadway, Mary


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
301 South Lincoln Avenue
O'Fallon, IL 62269
Phone: 618-632-3713
Fax: 618-632-3732
Lester Hilden
In Memory of
Lester Blaine Hilden
1922 -

Obituary for Lester Hilden

Lester Hilden
Lester Blaine Hilden, 95, of Highland, IL formerly of Cashton, WI, born May 25, 1922 in Cashton, WI, passed away on December 7, 2017 in Highland, IL.

Lester served in the United States Navy from 1943-1946. Lester was a high school teacher and retired from Cashton High School in Cashton, WI. He was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cashton, WI, Lions Club International, American Banjo Society, Wisconsin Dairymen’s Association and founding member of Future Farmers of America.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Mary Hilden, nee Dahl; wife, Vivian Hilden, nee Bronson; brothers, Oscar Hilden, Ingvald Hilden, Elmer Hilden, Howard Hilden; sisters, Mabel Nelson, Ellen Bolstad, Lillian Paulson, and Eleanor Fredrickson.

He is survived by his son, John (Mary Jane) Hilden of O’Fallon, IL; three grandchildren, Capt. Andy (Ceslie) Hilden of Greenville, IN, A1C Matthew Hilden of O’Fallon, IL, Capt. Michael (Kate) Hilden of Omaha, NE; three great-grandchildren, Camie Hilden, John Henry Hilden, and Emmalyn Hilden.

Memorials may be made to Cashton Fire and Rescue First Responders, 811 Main Street, Cashton, WI 54619. Condolences may be extended to the family online at

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Torkelson Funeral Home, 720 Wisconsin Street, Cashton, WI 54619 and at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Cashton, WI on Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Cashton, WI with Pastor Amanda Schultz officiating.

Interment with full military honors will follow at Moen Cemetery in Cashton, WI.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home, O’Fallon, IL.
Order Flowers