Margaret Hillner, 95


Tucson, Ariz. – Margaret (Rogler) Hillner, 95, formerly of Hudson and Clinton, died Thursday July 14, 2011. She was the wife of late Everett Hillner, who passed away in 1982.

Mrs. Hillner was a proofreader for 28 years at the former Colonial Press in Clinton, retiring in 1976.

She leaves a son, Kenneth P. Hillner of Brookings, S.D.; a daughter Linda R. Gelpke, wife of Richard B. Gelpke, of Hudson and Tucson, Ariz.; three grandchildren; Susan Gamurot of San Jose, Calif., Andrew Hillner of San Rafael, Calif., and Paul Hillner of Brookings, S.D.; five great-grandchildren in San Jose; and a niece, Lois Boone of Tucson.

Mrs. Hillner was born in Manchester, N.H., daughter of the late Christophe and Rose (Kappel) Rogler. She lived in Clinton for 79 years before moving to Hudson in 1996 and to Tucson 2004. She was a former member of the German Evangelical Congregational Church in Clinton.

Private burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery of Clinton at a future date. For additional information, tributes and guestbook, please visit Arrangements are under the care and direction of Duckett-J. S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute of Sudbury.

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