In Memory of

Doris M. Hildreth

October 14, 1923 - January 3, 2019
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Doris M. Hildreth 95, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.  Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.

     Doris is survived by her children, Gilbert Hildreth of Rockwell City, Craig (Julie) Hildreth of Lytton, Cheryl (James) Johnson of Sac City, and Joy (Kevin) Monahan of Rockwell City; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Pauline Walters of Lake City; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Ardeth Hildreth of Rockwell City; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Hildreth; son Galen Hildreth; grandchildren, Joseph Hildreth, Nicholas Hildreth, and Emily Jean Brooks; her parents, Franklin and Laura (Engstrom) Walters; brothers, Elmer, Orville, and Earl Walters; and sister Marjorie Hubel.

     Doris Marcella Walters Hildreth was born October 14, 1923 at Rockwell City, Iowa.  She graduated from Rockwell City High School, with the Class of 1942.  On January 13, 1946 she was united in marriage to Eugene C. Hildreth in Rockwell City.  The couple farmed in Center Township, near Rockwell City.  Doris worked various jobs in the community including ASCS Office, Calhoun Co. Reminder, and the Rockwell City Daycare.  Eugene passed away in 1987.  Doris was a member of United Methodist Church, UMW, Joy Circle, and enjoyed playing cards and games.

Funeral Services
10:30 a.m. - Monday
January 7, 2019
United Methodist Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Pastor Anita Bane
Tyler Hildreth
Jeremy Johnson
Lucas Johnson
Eric Monahan
Chad Monahan
Shawn Monahan
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Sunday
January 6, 2019
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa
Organist - Fran Lawson
Rosehill Cemetery
Rockwell City, Iowa


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6:04 PM
“To all of you, Gilbert, Craig, Joy and Cheryl. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. Your mother was always so sweet to me and I enjoyed seeing her at the last all school reunion. She was still asking Galen and me why we hadn't gotten married.”
- Cathy Hughes Caskey

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 4:41 PM
“I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Kitty Hammen”
- Kitty Hammen

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 1:01 PM
“My condolences on the passing of your mother. I loved her smile and the warmth in her eyes.”
- Linda Buttolph Rohrick

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 8:38 AM
“We’re so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Jerry & Marcia Meyer

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7:55 PM
“I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was also so pleasant. My thoughts ad prayers are with you all.”
- Missy Anderson Maher

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 6:38 PM
“Gil & Joy our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your mother was a sweet, sweet lady. ”
- Duffy & Marty Buttolph

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 6:38 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
- Tim and Darsi Huddleson

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:39 PM
“So sorry for your loss. I loved her infectious smile.”
- Peg Stoolman

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:39 PM
“So sorry to hear about the loss of your dear mother”
- Craig & Lisa Collins

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:22 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.”
- Lynn & Megan Bretthauer

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 3:16 PM
“I am sadden by this loss of such a beautiful person. I shall miss her smiling face and sparkle in her eyes. Even when I felt she no longer knew me, her face always wear a greeting smile that said so much about how special she was to all that knew her. She will be greatly missed. Bea and Tom”
- Bea Knisley

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7:34 AM
“Joy and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Jody Monahan

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