In Memory of Vivian L. Hillebrandt

September 29, 1928 - February 25, 2024

Vivian Loretta Hillebrandt, 95, formerly of Amery, WI died on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at the St. Croix Health Center in New Richmond.

Vivian was born in Star Prairie, WI to the late Edward and Lydia (Anderson) Ziegler on September 29, 1928. She attended Wagon Landing grade school, and graduated from Amery High School in 1946. After graduation, she went to work on John Hillebrandt’s farm as a housekeeper. John and Vivian were married in River Falls, WI on December 11, 1965. She worked as a farmer’s wife for over 72 years.

She would volunteer her time at the Willow Ridge Nursing Home, Amery Memory Care, and Golden Age Manor visiting with the residents as often as possible. She loved to spend her time making beautiful quilts, making teddy bears for children in need in Mexico and square dancing.

Vivian is survived by her sons, Jay (Glennie) Hillebrandt, Paul (Karrie) Hillebrandt, and Gary (Liz) Haglund; sister, Gloria (Leonard) Feyen; grandchildren, Jessie Martinez, Natasha Hartley, Sean Hillebrandt, Michael Hillebrandt, Shanea Wichelmann, Brodie Hillebrandt, Nicole Smith Ginnette, Gary “Guy” Smith, Tracy Lynn Smith; great-grandchildren, Rylie Rascon, Adrian Rascon, Azaelle Rascon, Harley Taylor, Jeremiah Martinez, Brooke Hartley, Kayden Hartley, London Hillebrandt, Sage Hillebrandt, Ella, Vaughn, Delilah, Dakota, and Jameson Hillebrandt.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, John; parents, Edward and Lydia; siblings, Lawrence, Goldie, Cyrus, Donald and Dawn; and grandson, Dravin.

The family of Vivian wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at the St. Croix Health Center for their care and support to Vivian and her family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2024 at East Lincoln Alliance Church, 735 70th Ave, Amery, WI with Pastor Eric Danielson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Pleasant Prairie Cemetery in Osceola, WI.

Last Update: Feb 28, 2024 8:10 am CST

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