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Greg B. Hilmes


  Visitation: Sunday, September 14, 2008  4 to 9pm
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:  Private Funeral Mass
                   Saturday, September 20, 2008  
                   St. Felicitas Church, Beaver Prairie
                   St. Felicitas Cemetery, Beaver Prairie


Greg B. Hilmes 78 of Beaver Prairie died Thursday September 11, 2008 at his residence 

He was born April 29, 1930 in Germantown to John and Anna (Kniepmann) Hilmes: they preceded him in death 

Also preceded in death by brothers Lawrence “Boop”, Joseph, Clarence “Stix” Hilmes, sisters Veronica Boeckmann, Frances Molitor and Florence Hilmes, father and mother-in-law Robert “Bud” and Alvina Von  Alst, brothers-in-law Ollie Molitor, Alvin Boeckmann, Terry Von Alst, Bern Ringering, sister-in-law Henrietta Hilmes  

He married Arlene Von Alst December 22, 1951 at Fort Riley Kansas and she survives in Beaver Prairie

Also Survivng are his children Mike (Edna) Hilmes of Breese, Bev (Wayne) Houseman of Carlyle, Marlyn “Moe” Hilmes of Carlyle, Ron (Lori) Hilmes of Jamestown, Barb (Mel) Voss of Aviston, Jackie (Bill) Luebbers of Breese, Linda (Ed) Monken of Carlyle, and Sandy (Mike) Hemann of Breese 

20 grandchildren Kelli (Mitch) Segert, Terry (Chelsey) Pollmann, Tara (Keith) Hamilton, Kristie (Scott) Tebbe, Kim (Brian) Obermark, Pam (Friend Jeremy), Ashley, Melissa Hilmes, Ryan, Kyle Voss,  Jessica (friend Brett), Robert, Lauren, Shelley Luebbers, Eddie, Keith, Erick, Brittany Monken, Scott, Lucas Hemann 

3 step grandchildren Tony (Mike) Borgman, Stephanie (Rick) Simer, Jeff (Heather) Houseman 

11 great grandchildren & 8 step great grandchildren and 1 step great great grandson 

Sister Amanda Molitor of Troy

Brother and sisters-in-law Lynn Hilmes of Highland, Alfred Molitor of Germantown, Gerald (Ruth) Von Alst of Belleville, Verna (Bob) Zobrist of Highland, Marge (Jerry) Steinkoenig of Highland, Maritta Ringering of Pocahontas 

Greg owned and operated Hilmes Excavating from 1978 to 1992 and was a farmer prior to his business. Greg was an avid fisherman and camper. 

Member of St. Felicitas Church in Beaver Prairie and Breese American Legion Post 252  

Visitation will be held on Sunday September 14 from 4 to 9 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese 

Private funeral mass and burial will be held Saturday September 20, 2008 at St. Felicitas Church and cemetery in Beaver Prairie

Breese American Legion will hold services Sunday September 14 at 7:00 PM at the Funeral Home 

Memorials can be made to Clinton County Relay for Life or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be received at the funeral home 



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