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Herbert M. Hildebrand

Herbert M. Hildebrand, 87, of Alton, passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024.

He was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Carlinville, to Alvin Hildebrand and Nellie Elberg Hildebrand.

He was a retired school bus driver.

Herbert was a veteran of the US Air Force after having served from 1958-1962.

He is survived by his brother, David W. Hildebrand of Gillespie.

Herbert was preceded in death by his parents and son, Bradley W. Hildebrand.

Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Burial was at Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville.

Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warriors.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.