Feb. 24, 1930—Dec. 30, 2017
HOOPER — Marjorie Hilliard, age 87, of Hooper, died Dec. 30, 2017, at Nye Point in Fremont.
She was born Feb. 24, 1930, on a farm in Humphrey, Nebraska to Mary and Joseph Joerger. She grew up and attended school at St. Francis School in Humphrey and worked on the farm on the home place.
She married in Yankton, South Dakota, took care of her family, and cleaned homes for the elderly. In 1973, she went to work for the Hooper Care Center where she was the Supervisor of Housekeeping and retired in 1996. She enjoyed reading and embroidery and visiting her children. She belonged to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and the St. Rose Guild.
Survivors include her brother Don Joerger and wife Mary of Twin Falls, Idaho; children Judy Hall and late husband Ron of Spring Branch, Texas, Jeanette Cordes and husband Phil of Scribner, Earl Hilliard and wife Lori of Fremont, Ernie Hilliard and wife Cherrie of Orange City, Iowa, Mary Knott and husband Rick of Berthoud, Colorado, Lyle Hilliard of Prague, Larry Hilliard of North Bend, and Rose Hilliard and husband Stacy Glascow of Berthoud, Colorado; 20 Grandchildren and 36 Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents, Mary and Joseph Joerger, brothers, Gene, Harold, John and Gerald Joerger, sisters, Evelyn Hemmer and Sally Bender, son, Jim Hilliard, and great-granddaughter Trinity Dart.
Visitation will be Jan. 3, 2017 at the Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel from 3-7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2018 at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper. Burial will be at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Hooper.
Memorials are suggested to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (405 E. Elk Street, Hooper, NE. 68031) or the American Cancer Society.
Online guestbook at www.hooper-scribner.com