Hilda Kimble Pfiester, 104, of Farmer City, formerly of Mahomet, died June 24, 2019, at Farmer City Rehab & Health Care.
Funeral services will be at the Lutheran Church of Mahomet on Friday, June 28, at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m. Pastor Victor Baderschneider will officiate. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Mahomet.
Hilda was born southeast of Vandalia, Ill., to John and Bertha (Wolff) Schmid on June 16, 1915. Hilda leaves behind a son, Holmes (Mary) Kimble of Farmer City; three grandchildren, Katie (Chad) Gilbert of Mahomet, Josh Kimble of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Mandy (Ben) Taylor of Mahomet; Two step-grandchildren, Justin (Annie) Walker of Rockford, Ill., and Lindsay Kuhns of Mahomet; and six great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Marah Gilbert, Justin Kimble, Abigail and Ethan Taylor, and Landon Kuhns.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Roland and Victor; one sister, Gertrude Speakman; and three husbands, Louie Nichols, Harry Kimble and Chester Pfiester.
Hilda had many work, social and church experiences that she held dear. Some of her hobbies were reading, gardening and sewing. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School, visiting shut-ins, sewing items to be used for mission work and world relief causes, and hosting Bible studies.
She was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Lutheran Church of Mahomet.
Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of Mahomet or American Red Cross.
To send flowers to Hilda's family, please visit our floral section.
Lutheran Church of Mahomet
410 E. Andover Drive, Mahomet IL 61853
American Red Cross
P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340