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Barbara (Goddard) Hilpp

Barbara (Goddard) Hilpp, 71, formerly of LaGrange, passed away on December 8, 2012 following a brief illness while surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Mt. Kisco, NY to Eleanor (Hanford) and Harrison Goddard and was raised in Round Lake, NY. She was a 1959 graduate of Shenendehowa High School and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the State University of New York Cortland in 1963. Barbara resided in the LaGrange area for more than 20 years where she raised her children, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and was involved in the local chapter of AAUW. Barbara had an expertise in Art and was a Docent for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and the Nettie J. McKinnon Collection. She was also a lecturer on the subject of Oriental Rugs. Barbara enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and talking to her friends. She had an excellent memory and loved to share stories. Barbara is survived by her son David G. Hilpp of Riverside IL and his three children Vaughn, Jackson, and Remy, a son Daniel C. Hilpp and his wife Cathy of Plainfield IL and their three children Shannon, Morgan and Jacob, and her daughter, Elizabeth Hinck and her Husband Burns of Glens Falls, NY. She is also survived by her brother Edward Goddard and his wife Emily of Queensbury NY, her former husband Roger L Hilpp of Aurora, IL and many special cousins and friends. The family would like to thank the ICU staff at the Adventist Hospital Bolingbrook for their compassion and hard work. Calling hours will be from 3-8 pm with a memorial service at 7 pm on Wednesday, December 12 at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory, Rte. 59 Chapel, 24021 Royal Worlington Dr., Naperville. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Annual Fund For Silver Bay, 87 Silver Bay Road, Silver Bay NY 12874. www.silverbay.org Info: www.beidelmankunschfh.com or 630.922.9630

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Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory - South Naperville (Route 59)
24021 Royal Worlington Drive Naperville, IL 60564
630-922-9630

Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 11, 2012
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