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    Hilda Gilger, 1930~2019

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    Hilda Limb Gilger passed away after a long a struggle with Alzheimer’s. She slipped peacefully into Heaven on March 4, 2019, where she was met by her beloved Darwin and loved ones. She was born Dec. 11, 1930.

    Her four children and a multitude of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and three great- great-grandchildren survive her. Those who knew and loved her will surely miss her shining smile and the love that brightened her face.

    Hilda grew up in Milford, Utah, where she met Darwin, her husband of 70 years. She served an LDS temple mission of two years, along with many other church callings. She taught elementary school in Moab, Price and St. George. She loved the outdoors, photography, sewing, painting and most of all, her family.

    Services will be held in the St. George 6th Ward Chapel on March 16. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for family, and 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. for the public. The funeral is at 11 a.m. with graveside services to follow.

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