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Maurice E. Hillermann
December 26, 1935 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Maurice E. Hillermann, age 88, of Washington, passed away January 28, 2024. Mr. Hillermann is the son of the late Peter Hillermann and Marie nee Kraft, was born on December 26, 1935, in Washington. He received his education from St Francis Borgia Grade School. On June 15, 1957, he was united in marriage to Doris Frankenberg at St. Francis Borgia Church.
Maurice began working at an early age setting pins at Saint Francis Borgia Bowling Alley. He then delivered bakery goods for Master Bakery. He and Doris were married, and they purchased a pie route, and he delivered Shenandoah Pies. With the completion of the interstate, the business dwindled, and he became the milkman for Foremost. Many stories can be told of Maurice as the milkman throughout Washington, New Haven, Berger, and Hermann. He then went on to Washington Trenching and Excavating, where he made many life long friends. He and Doris created Hillermann and Roofing Insulation and had a successful business until he retired. During retirement he enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, a good deal at Menards, and serving neck bones and Krauts to his friends, telling jokes, and playing some good pranks. Together he and Doris enjoyed their home at Lake of the Ozark and loved hosting many friends and family.
Maurice was a very generous man. A member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Knights, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, and donated platelets until he was told he could no longer contribute.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Bert Eckelkamp and husband Maurice, Leonard Hillermann and wife Lucille, Peter Hillermann, and Rosella Hillermann; grandson, Harrison Struttmann; great-grandson, Gibson Obermark, and son-in-law, Tony Gildehaus.
Among his survivors are his wife, Doris Hillermann of Washington; three children, David Hillermann and wife Laurie of Washington, Connie Gildehaus of New Haven, and Michele Struttmann of Washington; brother, Bob Hillermann and wife Jane of Washington; sister, Rosalyn Pursley and husband Vernon of New Haven; brother-in-law, Ken Frankenberg of Washington; seven grandchildren, Nikki Obermark and husband Mike of Washington, Jason Hillermann and wife Kinsey of Washington, Stephanie Pollock and husband Chad of Washington, Amanda Konrad and husband Eben of New Haven, Alex Linkinhoker and husband Jason of New Haven, Abbie Mayer and husband Jonathan of Dutzow, and Peyton Struttmann of Washington; seventeen great-grandchildren, Jake Hillermann and wife Mackayla, Emma Hillermann, Ryder Hillermann, EllaMae Konrad, William Linkinhoker, Ross Obermark,EmmaJane Konrad, Julia Pollock, AnnaBelle Konrad, Claire Obermark, Charlotte Mayer, Jordan Pollock, Madelyn Linkinhoker,Adaline Mayer, Grettel Konrad, Zeke Obermark, Louis Mayer; other relatives, and many friends.
A memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, from 4-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Mass will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Borgia Church. Memorial donations can be made to the Washington Volunteer Fire Company or St. Francis Borgia Grade School.