Memorial service for Dwain Hildebrand of Emmetsburg will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Dwain Elmer Hildebrand, son of Elmer and Martha (Frisbie) Hildebrand, was born March 18, 1931, in Emmetsburg. He received his education at Emmetsburg High School. Dwain was employed at Wigdahl Hardware when he was a young boy and continued his employment there for 25 years.
Dwain married Connie Hase and they celebrated 42 years of marriage. They made their home in Emmetsburg. Dwain worked at Pamline and the City of Emmetsburg. After Pamline closed Dwain started a business out of his home, with Terry Sorenson, building pressure washers.
Dwain passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at his home in Emmetsburg, at the age of 80.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Donna Cole; a grandson; and a great granddaughter.
He is survived by his wife, Connie of Emmetsburg; his children, Sandy Hildebrand of Iowa City, Sharon Alderson of Emmetsburg, Karen Lechner of Columbia, MO, Karen Hamman of Fairmont, MN and Karla Alderson of Loveland, CO; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are a sister, Twila Iverson of Clinton; an uncle, Clarence "Bub" Frisbie of Emmetsburg; an aunt, Elna Hylland of Lake Mills; as well as many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be given to organizations that were very important to Dwain.
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