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Robert "Bob" Gordon Hildner

June 6, 1957 May 26, 2019
Robert "Bob" Gordon Hildner
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Gordon Hildner

Robert “Bob” Hildner, age 61, of Berkley passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his dear parents, Edward and Wanda Hildner; his beloved wife, Marilyn Hildner; his loving daughters, Bree Hildner, Megan (Rick) Wood, and Lauren Hildner; caring siblings, Douglas Hildner, Sherry (Chuck) Rowland, and Donald Hildner; brothers and sisters-in-law, Diane (Roger) Knudson, Barb (Jim) Parrish, Keith (Jacquie) Bennett, Tim (Janet) Bennett, and all of their families from Iowa and Nebraska; and his cherished grandchildren, Kayla Wood, Clayton Wood, and Arabella Hildner. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ivan and Jane Bennett.

Bob was born Thursday, June 6, 1957 in El Paso, Texas. He grew up going to Luthern High West. Bob served our country in the Unites States Army at the Czechoslovakian/German border with the 2nd Calvary 3rd squadron K-troop from 1974-1977. After completing his tour of duty he returned home and eventually met his wife Marilyn on a train. They were married on June 10, 1978 at Wilson’s Lake in Lenox, Iowa. He was hired on by General Dynamics where he was a driver mechanic on Army tanks that he loved for 32 years. His position there gave him the opportunity to travel around the world and acquire many friends for life. He retired happily in 2014.

The family will be receiving friends Wednesday, May 29, from 3 PM until 8 PM at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Road, Berkley, Michigan 48072 (2 blocks west of Woodward). Bob will lie in state Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 AM until the funeral beginning at 10:30 AM at Berkley Community Church, 2855 Wiltshire Rd, Berkley, Michigan 48072. He will be laid to rest at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan on Tuesday June 4 at 1:30 PM.

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3:00 PM 5/29/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2125 Twelve Mile Road Berkley 48072 MI
United States





10:30 AM 5/30/2019 10:30:00 AM
Berkley Community Church

2855 Wiltshire Road
Berkley, MI 48072

In state at 10:00 AM

Berkley Community Church
2855 Wiltshire Road Berkley 48072 MI
United States





1:30 PM 6/4/2019 1:30:00 PM
Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Road Holly 48442 MI
United States

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