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Mary Evelyn Hilker

February 5, 1936 — August 26, 2020

McCook, NE

Mary Evelyn Hilker, age 84, of McCook, NE passed away on Wednesday, August, 26, 2020 at Hillcrest A Caring Center in McCook.

Evelyn was born February 5, 1936 in Stockville, NE to parents George Vernon and Georgia Alice (Brush) Halley. She was one of four siblings. Evelyn grew up in the Stockville community where she also attended school.

Evelyn later moved to the McCook community where she was employed by Community Hospital.  Evelyn was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed being with her family and her hobbies included quilt making, being outside working in her garden and flower beds, as well as collecting rocks.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Alice Halley; sister, Carol Walther; and brother in law; Howard Chambers.

Those left to celebrate her life include her three sons, Bob (Connie) Hilker of Lincoln, NE, Kent (Lori) Hilker and Dean (Rhonda) Hilker, all of McCook; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; brother, George (Janice) Halley of North Platte, NE, sister, Doris Chambers of Cambridge, NE; and a host of extended family members and dear friends.

Funeral services can be viewed virtually by watching Facebook Live at Peace Lutheran McCook NE.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Evelyn Hilker, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Book Signing

Friday, August 28, 2020

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Funeral Service

Monday, August 31, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Burial

Monday, August 31, 2020

Stockville Cemetery

, Stockville, NE

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