Marvin E. Hildebrand, Sunman, was born Oct. 15, 1935, at home in Penntown, the son of William Henry and Mena Barbara Boerstler Hildebrand. He married Monica Brown Oct. 14, 1972, in St. Leon, and she survives.
Marvin farmed all his life the land he was born and raised on. He enjoyed gardening in his spare time and was an avid IU basketball fan. On Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the age of 81, Marvin passed away at his home surrounded by family.
Those surviving who will cherish Marvin's memory include his loving wife of over 44 years, Monica Hildebrand; children, Jennifer Hildebrand, Bloomington, and Matthew (Jaclyn) Hildebrand, Noblesville; grandson, Zane Hildebrand; siblings, Virginia (Gene) Steelman, Harrison, Ohio, Marvin (Sue) Hacker, Sunman, Donald (Simone) Hildebrand, Batesville, Herschel (Myrtle) Hildebrand, Sunman, and Patricia (John) Venis, Sunman.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Laverne (Louis) Werner.
Visitation is Friday, Jan. 13, from 4-8 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, Penntown, and again Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10-11 a.m. followed by the service there. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to St. John's UCC Penntown Cemetery Fund or to St. Jacob's Blue Creek Cemetery Fund. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, Sunman, is honored to care for the family of Marvin Hildebrand.
Published on January 12, 2017