Ida Lou Skelton Hilderbrand

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Ida Lou Skelton Hilderbrand, 90, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on the morning of Wednesday, August 17, 2011. She was born in White City, TX to Ernest Skelton and Cora Inglis Skelton on February 16, 1921. She graduated from Willis High School in 1937. She met and married Oliver Hilderbrand and they were ranchers in Laverne Oklahoma for many years. After his death she moved to Navasota to be near her family. Her kind heart, integrity, love of family and friends will live on in the hearts of all those she touched.

She is survived by her son Larry Hilderbrand and wife Jennifer of Washington, Texas. Grandchildren; David and Karen Mullins, Charlotte and Brian Bergami, Derek and Cindy Landry and Tiffany Landry and Seven Great -grandchildren. Brother Ray Skelton and wife Mary Lou, sister in law Bobby Skelton, Two sisters Dorothy Dennis and Helen Cecil many dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends are left to treasure her memory.

The family would like to extend an invitation to the celebration of life service at Metcalf Funeral Chapel on Sunday August 21, 2011 at 2pm. You may leave remembrances for the family at


Published on from Oct. 4 to Oct. 17, 2011