Marion A. Hildebrand – Dyersville, formerly of Earlville

Marion A. Hildebrand, 72, of Dyersville, formerly of Earlville, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at her home. Visitation: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2018, Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 4:00 p.m. Scripture Service and additional visitation from 9:30 – 10:15 on Saturday. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Earlville. Inurnment at a later date: St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Earlville.

Marion A. Hildebrand was born December 26, 1945, in Manchester, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Mae (Slauson) Gudenkauf.  She was a graduate of Worthington High School. On February 27, 1965, Marion married LeRoy Hildebrand in Worthington, Iowa. Together they farmed. Her faith and family and were very important to Marion. They fostered many children through the years. She enjoyed cooking for everyone gathered for family dinners, playing cards, and time spent with family, especially trips to Backbone Park. Marion dearly loved her grandchildren and will be greatly missed.

Marion is survived by her children, Alan (Karen) Hildebrand of Earlville, Cherie (Jeff) White of Cedar Rapids, Charlotte (Brent) Williams of Waterloo, Glenn Hildebrand of Dyersville, Michelle (Jim) Salow of Earlville, Kim Kessler of Dubuque, Chad Hildebrand of Earlville, Dawn (Pat) Yackley of Chicago, Illinois, Crystal (Beau) Ellingson of Dyersville, and Jonathan Hildebrand of Manchester; twenty-seven grandchildren; siblings, Elaine Weber of Dyersville, Ronald (Alice) Gudenkauf of New Vienna, Arden (Jane) Gudenkauf of Dyersville; and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Gudenkauf of Dyersville.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy Hildebrand, a son, Gary Hildebrand; and a brother, Robert Gudenkauf.

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