formerly of Leominster
HOLIDAY, FLORIDA -- Hildegard E. (Schmidt) Eaton, 93 years old, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Helen Ellis Hospital in Tarpon Springs, FL. She leaves her three step-children Don Paul Eaton and his wife, Susan of Wellfleet, Mark Eaton and his wife, Patricia of Lancaster, Ruth Anne Wyman of Holiday, FL, grandchildren, Lynn Baker and Jessica Wyman and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald R. Eaton and sister, Inge Karsch of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Hilde was born October 15, 1919 in Münster, Germany, immigrated to the United States in 1959 and was stationed with her husband in several states in the US and in Europe. She and her husband Donald moved back to Leominster in 1968. Hilde held several offices in the Leominster Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the Pilgrim Congregational Church until moving to Holiday, Florida in 1978. Hilde was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Tarpon Springs. She was a loving and caring person, a devoted wife and wonderful mother. She will be sadly missed.