Erhardt “Ed” Hilgendorf, of Appleton, passed away recently. Ed was a humble man of utmost integrity. He was extremely loyal and faithful to his family and his Savior.
Ed will be missed by his loving wife of 55 years, Clare; his four children: Steven (Ana) Hilgendorf, David (Kari) Hilgendorf, Kristin (David) Maule, and Joel (Lisa) Hilgendorf; 11 grandchildren: Ryan, Jacob, Eric, Joseph, Christopher, Sydney, Rachael, Rebecca, Renee, Luke, and Amanda.
A memorial service will take place at 11 am on Saturday, March 2, at Faith Lutheran Church, 601 E. Glendale Ave., Appleton, with Rev. Daniel Thews officiating. Friends may visit at the church on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that you direct donations to either Hearthstone Historic House Museum, or to mission work on behalf of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.