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Earl Vaughn Hillman
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Birth: May 5, 1934
Thayer County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 2005
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Earl was baptized June 3, 1934 at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, Nebraska. His sponsors were William Kietzke and Lourine Schleufer. Earl was confirmed at 15 years of age at Peace Lutheran Church on May 22, 1949.

Earl worked many jobs over the years but had worked for Superior-Deshler of Deshler for the 16 years preceding his death. He was a life-long member of Peace Lutheran Church and resident of Deshler, Nebraska. Earl was a wonderful musician and for many years the family had a band.

From the Deshler Rustler Newspaper July 5, 2006: Earl Hillman Laid to Rest

"Earl Hillman's ashes were laid to rest on Friday, June 16, 2006 with a family burial at the City Cemetery in Deshler. Pastor Klover officiated the services.

Earl was born May 5, 1934 in Deshler, Nebraska. He died January 6, 2005 in Lincoln, Nebraska. His funeral services were held January 11, 2005 at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, Nebraska.

The granite tombstone was designed by Norma and Earl's daughter, Gretchen Wiseman. It is a beautiful rural farm scene with the quotation, 'A part of you has grown in me. And so you see it's you and me forever together and never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart. ' - unknown

Earl is survived by his wife, Norma Hillman; daughter Barb Larkins; daughter and son-in-law Gretchen and Jim Wiseman; sons and daughters-in-law Earl and Chandra Hillman, Doug and Annisa Hillman; grandchildren, Corey Larkins, Beth Lobner, Chad Wiseman, Ashley and Anthony Hillman, Charlie Buckles; great-grandson, Jaiden Lobner; brother and sister-in-law Art and Bev Hillman; sister and brother-in-law Claudine and Orville Schmidt; sister-in-law Irene Hillman, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Caroline (Kietzke) Hillman and stepfather, Henry "Hank" Grosshans, Emil Hillman; son Val; granddaughter, Sara Larkins: brothers, Ralph, Glen; sister Edna Neesen.

Uncle Earl is greatly missed! With Love, His niece, Becky Martin 
Family links: 
  Emil Ferdinand Johann Hillman (1896 - 1972)
  Caroline Friederike Bertha Kietzke Grosshans (1902 - 1980)
  Val Rustan Hillman (1963 - 1963)*
  Ralph Albert Hillman (1920 - 1999)*
  Edna Lourene Hillman Neessen (1921 - 1989)*
  Glenn Otto Hillman (1923 - 1941)*
  Earl Vaughn Hillman (1934 - 2005)
*Calculated relationship
Deshler City Cemetery
Thayer County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 62, Lot 4
Created by: Becky Martin
Record added: Jun 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91769025
Earl Vaughn Hillman
Added by: Becky Martin
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- melissa busch
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012

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