Marjorie Hilliard, 87, of Hooper NE

Marjorie Hilliard, age 87, of Hooper, Nebraska passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Nye Point in Fremont, NE. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper with Burial at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Hooper.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel from 3 until 7 p.m.   Memorials are suggested to the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Hooper or the American Cancer Society.  Online guestbook can be accessed at  Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel in Hooper in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie was born February 24, 1930, on a farm in Humphrey, NE 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, SD, 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, ID, children Judy Hall and late husband Ron of Spring Branch, TX, Jeanette Cordes and husband Phil of Scribner, NE, Earl Hilliard and wife Lori of Fremont, NE, Ernie Hilliard and wife Cherrie of Orange City, IA, Mary Knott and husband Rick of Berthoud, CO, Lyle Hilliard of Prague, NE, Larry Hilliard of North Bend, NE, and Rose Hilliard and husband Stacy Glascow of Berthoud, CO, 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.

Marjorie Hilliard


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