Obit: Hilber, Alex A. (1947 - 2009)
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Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 5
A. (18 July 1947 - 3 Dec. 2009)
Alex A. Hilber, 62, of 920 Meadow Lane, Mayville, passed away
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at the Aurora Medical Center in
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7,
2009, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville with the Rev. Fr. Tom
will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the
Mayville High School Gymnasium. To conclude Sunday evening's
visitation, a final victory drive will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Ray
Dunn Field in Mayville. Visitation will also be held at the church
Monday, Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
will take place in Graceland Cemetery in Mayville.
born July 18, 1947, in Marshfield, the son of Alex S. and Lucille
(Adams) Hilber. He was married to Connie Kieffer on Sept. 21, 1968,
in Marshfield. He was a graduate of Colby High School and of the
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
his teaching career at Columbus High School in Marshfield. Later,
he taught at Cassville High School, and finally, taught at Mayville
High School until his retirement in 2006.
Alex was a
member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville. He was also a
member of the Mayville Lion's Club.
head coach of the Cassville football program from 1977 until 1985.
Afterward, he was head coach of the Mayville football program from
1985 until 2001. Alex was inducted into the Wisconsin Football
Coaches Association-Hall of Fame in 2002. He also was inducted into
the National High School Athletic Coaches Association-Hall of Fame
on June 28, 2006.
survived by his wife, Connie, of Mayville; his children, Rob (Dawn)
Hilber of Sun Prairie, Jenny Neis of Saukville and Scott (Brook)
Hilber of Nekoosa; his father and mother-in-law, Bill and Carol
Kieffer of Appleton; his sisters and brothers, Barb (Pete) Davel of
Menomonee Falls, Tom (Jenny) Hilber of Marshfield, Gerrie (Don)
Price of Alaska, Duane (Cindi) Hilber of Appleton, Linda (Tom)
Degenhardt of Loyal, Dianne (Doug) Hempel of Germantown, Lori
(Tony) Reid of Medford, Tammy (Dave) Null of El Paso, Texas, and
Doug (Penny) Hilber of LaValle; his grandchildren, Bryce, Grace,
Abby, Ryan, Ruben, Hunter Ann and Isabelle. He is further survived
by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
preceded in death by his parents; and his nephew, Ted.
In lieu of
flowers, a scholarship fund will be established in Alex's
Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.
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