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Shirley May Hildebrand


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Shirley May Hildebrand Obituary
Shirley May Hildebrand
October 2, 1934 – August 24, 2018


Shirley Hildebrand, 83, of South Bend, passed away Friday, Aug. 24 in the Miller's Merry Manor, LaPorte, Indiana.
Shirley was born Oct. 2, 1934 in Akron, Ohio to the late Henry H. and Margaret (Cambran) Clark.
She graduated from Bowling Green University with a Master's Degree and worked as a physical therapist. She worked as the Director of Rehabilitation for the Starke County Hospital. She also worked for many years for JESSE and Miller's Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She resided in Culver before retiring to South Bend where she raised three children who survive, Greg Hildebrand, of Culver, Lisa (Wayne) Cordle, of Mooresville and Christina (Tim) Cavinder, of LaPorte.
Also surviving are eight grand children, Jacob, Joshua and Mary Hildebrand, Aleyia, Emily and Faith Cordle and Leo and Sarah Cavinder.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her only sibling John H Clark.
Shirley enjoyed genealogy and traveled extensively researching her family. She was also active in the St. Joe County AARP holding the position of treasurer for several years.
Shirley did not want any services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to a scholarship fund for students that lose a parent while enrolled at Valparaiso University. Send contributions to Valparaiso University Advancement, 1100 Campus Drive South, Valparaiso, Ind. 46483 marked in memory of Shirley Hildebrand.
Published in The Pilot News on Aug. 27, 2018
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