Scott Charles Hillestad (1964 - 2018)

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Scott Charles Hillestad
5/19/1964-8/25/2018


Born May 19, 1964, passed away on August 25, 2018. Scott was born in Minnesota. His family moved to California in 1967. He attended Sierra Gardens Elementary, Eich Junior High School and Oakmont High School, Aall in Roseville. He graduated from Oakmont High School in 1982 where he excelled in the classroom and at football. He was the SFL League Football Defensive Player of the Year his senior year. Scott went to UC Davis after high school to continue his football career and get his Bachelors Degree. After he graduated from UC Davis, he took a job with Allstate Insurance, corporate office. He continued to work at Allstate for the past 30-years. He was most recently the Team Leader for the Special Investigation Unit.
Scott enjoyed watching sports live and on TV and especially college and pro football. And even more so with his mom and dad on fall weekends. He loved all types of music. He had an enormous CD & LP collection, everything from Elvis to Prince.
Scott would say the two most important things in his life were his faith in God and his family. He was a caring son, brother, husband, father and friend. Scott is survived by his wife Catalina, daughters Autumn and Lauren, parents Charles and Gloria Hillestad, sister Pam Hillestad, uncle Pete Hillestad and numerous other family members and friends. A funeral will be held at Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 7607 Garden Gate Drive, Citrus Heights, CA. 95621 on September 8, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Published in Auburn Journal on Sept. 7, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mount Vernon Memorial Park & Mortuary
8201 Greenback Ln | Fair Oaks, CA 95628 | (916) 969-1251
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