Rosemary F. Hildenbrand, 90, Holland

Rosemary F. Hildenbrand, 90, of Holland, passed away at 6:45 p.m., on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Brookside Village in Jasper.

She was born December 5, 1928, in Dale to Frank and Margaret (Mendel) Schum and married Albert W. Hildenbrand on April 8, 1947, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dale. 

Rosemary worked as a lab technician at Holland Dairy. 

She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, St. Henry Christian Mothers and the Holland American Legion Post #343 Auxiliary. 

She enjoyed quilting and gardening, and was a volunteer at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital in Huntingburg. 

Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Hildenbrand, in 1983; her mother and father; and two brothers, Norman Stetter and Bob Schum.

She is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim “Heavy” (Lin) Hildenbrand of Huntingburg and Tim (Sandra) Hildenbrand of Castroville, Texas; four siblings, Jean Blue of Tell City, Tom (Sue) Schum of Ireland, Bill (Faith) Schum of Ohio and Don Schum of Thailand; two sisters-in-law, Rae Ann Schum of Arizona and Mary Ann Stetter of Jasper; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Rosemary Hildenbrand will be held at 10 ET on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Anthony Govind.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 4 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, September 18.  A rosary prayer vigil will be held by the St. Henry Christian Mothers at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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