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April 22, 1929 - November 16, 2018

Funeral Service Date
November 21, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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G. Daniel Hilker, 89, passed away on November 16, 2018 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born April 22, 1929. He was the son of Cora Hemmert and George Hilker. Daniel grew up in Fort Wayne and was the youngest of four children. After graduation from St. Joseph College, Daniel worked his entire professional career in numerous positions, retiring as Vice President of Technology at Phelps Dodge Magnet Wire Company in 1992. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Saint Charles Catholic Church and was strong in his faith. Daniel loved being with his family, enjoyed wood working and spending time at Oliver Lake. Daniel is survived by 1 sister, Georgiann Greven, 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; son D. David (Lana) Hilker, grandchildren Isaac Hilker, Abe Hilker and Sarah Hilker, great grandchildren Tessa and Arora Hilker; son Gregory (Kim) Hilker, grandchildren Angela (Bob) Gump and Laura (Joel) Clouse, great grandchildren Kate Gump and Jack Clouse; son Jeff (Marie) Hilker, grandchildren Christy (Erik) Peterson and Stephanie (Brandon) Rains, great grandchild Lucas Rains; daughter Dawn (Scott) Passwater, grandchildren Sam (Patch) Passwater and Ellen (Sam Gray) Passwater; and son Steven (Angie) Hilker, grandchildren Morgan Hilker and Riley (Zach) Crabtree, and great grandchild Adalynn Crabtree. Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Kathleen Herber and Mary Jane Kartholl and wife of 67 years, Jacqueline Ann (Shaw) Hilker. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Saint Charles Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 4 pm – 7 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkview Hospice or St. Charles Catholic Church.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

November 20, 2018

Visitation Time

04:00 pm – 07:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: November 20, 2018

Service Time: 4:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

November 21, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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