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D. David Hilker

April 20, 1952 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 69)


D. David Hilker, 69 years, of Anza Ca. passed away on August 11, 2021. Dave was born to parents G. Daniel and Jaqueline (Shaw) Hilker on 04/20/52 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in 1970. Dave attended Ball State University where he met and married his wife Lana in 1974. He graduated with a BS degree in Industrial Supervision from Indiana University. Dave owned and operated Hilker's Custom Cabinets from 1986 until his retirement in 2018 and invented a Cabinet Casework System, TenonCam, in 2007. He played in rock bands as a teenager and retiree. Dave lived for his family and loved developing his property in Anza. Dave is survived by his wife Lana (Welty) Hilker; children Isaac, Abe, and Sarah; grandchildren Aurora and Tessa; brothers Gregory (Kim) Hilker, Jeffry (Marie) Hilker, and Steven (Angie) Hilker; sister Dawn (Scott) Passwater and many nieces and nephews. The family requests that donations be made in his honor to Catholic Charities. Services will be held in California at a later date. For additional information, photos or to sign the online guest book, go to


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