Wayne Meyer Hilgedick was active civic member and lifelong farmer

Saturday, November 30, 2013 | 6:51 p.m. CST

Wayne Meyer Hilgedick of Hartsburg died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. He was 82 years old.

Mr. Hilgedick was born Sept. 22, 1931, in Hartsburg to Otto and Hulda Meyer Hilgedick. He married Wanda Grace Scott on Aug. 1, 1964.

A lifelong farmer, Mr. Hilgedick also had a strong history of civic engagement. He was a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Hartsburg, and he was a founding member of the South County Bank in Ashland. He was also served on the Southern Boone Board of Education, Boone Electric Cooperative Board, River Hills Housing Board, Hartsburg Levy Board and Hartsburg American Legion.

Mr. Hilgedick is survived by two sons, Terry Scott Hilgedick, and his wife, Kristie, of Hartsburg, and Ricky Wayne Hilgedick, and his wife, Donna, of Hartsburg; a brother, Donald Hilgedick of Fayette; a sister, Violet Bishop of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; and three grandsons, Ethan, Tyler and Oscar, all of Hartsburg.

His wife, Wanda Grace Hilgedick; one brother, Virgil Hilgedick; and two sisters, Helen Grantham and Mildred Wilson, died earlier.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Peace United Church of Christ, 121 N. First St. in Hartsburg. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow at Freiden's Cemetery in Hartsburg.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Peace United Church of Christ in care of the family. 

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