Gertrude L Hill

September 16, 1928July 23, 2018

Gertrude L. Hill, 89, of Bloomington, passed away July 23, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. Gertrude was born September 16, 1928, in Bloomington, the daughter of George and Gertrude Peterson Rogers. She married Harold Hill on May 16, 1947. He survives. Also surviving are their children, Marcia (Kevin) Reabe; DeAnn Currie; and Mark (Troy) Hill, all of Bloomington; four grandchildren, Lissa (Bob) Cox of Pekin; Lee (Stephanie) Hill of Bloomington; Kelly (Justin) Edge of Woodstock; and Haley Currie of Bloomington; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Deloris Nichols of Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, George. Gertrude worked at Irving Elementary School for over 25 years as the playground supervisor. She loved to spend time with her family, especially during holidays. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


  • Harold Hill, Husband
  • Marcia (Kevin) Reabe, Daughter
  • DeAnn Currie, Daughter
  • Mark (Troy) Hill, Son
  • Lissa (Bob) Cox, Grandchild
  • Lee (Stephanie) Hill, Grandchild
  • Kelly (Justin) Edge, Grandchild
  • Haley Currie, Grandchild
  • Deloris Nichols, Sister
  • Also surviving are three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, George.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Gertrude L Hill

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John Penn

August 2, 2018

Harold Hill and Family and to a very good friend Marcia Reabe

I received the notice of the visitation and funeral to late to show my respect to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


July 31, 2018

Please accept my deepest condolences in your loss. As you cope during this difficult time, find strength in the words: “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those.....will hear his voice and come out.” John 5:28,29

Mike Miller

July 26, 2018

So sorry I was unable to attend the visitations or the funeral. Harry and I worked together at the Police Dept. but beyond that we were good friends so I knew Gertrude quite well. She will be missed.

Laura Smock

July 25, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Laura smock & family