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Leala M. Clark Hild
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1923
Council Bluffs
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2012
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA

daughter of William T. and Clara (Kruger) Clark

Leala M. Hild, age 88, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born November 27, 1923 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of William T. and Clara Kruger Clark. Leala graduated from Waterloo East High School. She married Harold R. Hild on May 23, 1942 in Lancaster, MO. He preceded her in death on August 1, 2003.

Leala was a bullet maker at Chamberlain Manufacturing during World War II. Following the war, her life revolved around being a wife and mother. Leala watched 3 sons go off to Vietnam and return safely. She enjoyed cooking and baking and was an accomplished seamstress.

Survivors include 5 sons, Robert (Sheryl) Hild of Janesville, IA, Mike (Roxine) Hild of La Porte City, David (Ardith) Hild of Bryan, TX, Roger (Nancy) Hild of Waterloo and Robert Hild of Bryan, TX.; 9 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild; 2 brothers, James (Jackie) Clark of Phoenix, AZ and Duane (Edith) Clark of Waterloo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Roger Clark and a sister, Dorothy Atwood.

Private Family Services will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Garden of Memories Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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  Harold Robert Hild (1924 - 2003)
 
Burial:
Garden Of Memories
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Lynn Schneider
Record added: Aug 16, 2012
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Leala M. <i>Clark</i> Hild
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