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Mary Evelyn Hilker

February 5, 1936 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 84)


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.


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Book Signing
August 28, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
305 West C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Funeral Service
August 31, 2020

10:00 AM
Peace Lutheran Church
411 East 6th st
McCook, NE 69001

August 31, 2020

Stockville Cemetery
Rural Stockville
Stockville, NE 69042

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