Donna Fay Hildebrand, 82, of Jefferson City passed away Friday, January 18, 2019, at Capital Region Medical Center.
She was born April 18, 1936, in Enon, Missouri, the daughter of the late Ezra Neute and Neva May (Gier) Pearon.
She graduated from Eldon High School in 1954.
She was united in marriage at St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City, on February 5, 1955, to Charles Bruce Hildebrand who survives at the home.
Donna was a long time realtor in Jefferson City and in earlier years she was a legislative aid at the Missouri State Capital in Jefferson City and an administrative assistant for the Department of Education.
She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph; Jaycee Jill, Eagles Club; Federated Women; and WCR.
Donna enjoyed reading and being out with people in the community. She loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Charles; a daughter, Charlotte G. (Mel) Smarr, Ashland; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Hildebrand, Columbia; four grandchildren, Morgan B.(Wade) Pingel, Ashland; Riley A. Smarr (Fiancé, Lane Arends), Ashland; Randy B.(Harleigh) Hildebrand, Columbia; Kimberly A. Hildebrand, Columbia; two great-grandchildren, Bryant A. Pingel, Ashland; Kendra A. Leach, Columbia; a sister, Neva M. Wood, Jefferson City; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Pearon, Jefferson City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Randy Bruce Hildebrand; a sister and brother-in-law, Nina J. and Harold Kueffer; a brother, Clyde V. Pearon; and a brother-in-law, Russell A. Wood.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. officiated by her brother-in-law, Deacon Larry Hildebrand.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Joshua Duncan officiating.
Burial will be in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Catholic Charities, 2201 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65109.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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