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Funeral services for Henry W. Hillboldt, 89, of Cat Spring were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday Feb. 26, 2004 at Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy with the Rev. John Tyler officiating. Interment was in the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Cat Spring. Pallbearers for the service were Aubrey Landrum, David Maresh, Bubba Orsak, Bobby Orsak, Butch Rabius and Jeff Haugen with
honorary pallbearers, Clarence Dittert, Leaburn Tipp, Tom Godwin, Marvin Peikert, and Billy Wehring.
 Henry William Hillboldt was born in Cat Spring to parents William and Deborah Brune Hillboldt. He was raised in Cat Spring and attended Cleveland Public School. On January 19, 1938, he married the former Miss Luella Doernbrack at the Doernbrack homeplace in Cat Spring and was a farmer and
rancher. Mr. Hillboldt was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sealy, the Methodist Men's Club, honory member of the Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Deparment, former Director of the Austin County Farm Bureau and loved
to fish and hunt. He died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004 in Katy.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Luella Hillboldt of Cat Spring; daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Johnny Class of Sealy; grandchildren Kevin Class, Kari Witt and husband Rick, and Kelly Class; great-grandchild, Zachary Witt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Deborah Hillboldt; sisters Leola Garling and Evelyn Oldag.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Department or your charity of choice. Funeral services were held under the direction of the Knesek Family Funeral Chapel of Sealy.

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