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Courtice Funeral Chapel

1587 Highway #2, Courtice, ON

OBITUARY

Alexander Georg Hillebrand

October 14, 1931October 27, 2019

HILLEBRAND, Alexander Georg Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on the evening of Sunday October 27, in his 89th year. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mechthild, and his children Susanne (Greg Murchison), Bernie (Brenda) and Martin (Shelley) and his grandchildren that he was so very proud of: Brigitte, Rebecka, Graeme, Caitlyn and Eric. Also survived by his sister Baerbel Kreysing (Wolfart) and his brother Winfried. Born in Zindel, Germany, he immigrated to Canada in 1953. Alex was well respected in the Ontario construction industry. In addition to his many volunteer endeavors, he significantly contributed to the construction of Club Loreley and the Kids Safety Village. Alex enjoyed time with family and friends, dances at the farm and playing cards at home and Club Loreley with an odd drink. Visitation will be held at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (905-432-8484) on Wednesday, October 30th, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3800 Courtice Road North, Courtice on Thursday, October 31st, at 11 am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Club Loreley or a charity that is meaningful to you.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 31, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

Memories

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Lynda Glendinning

October 31, 2019

Maggie and Family: I worked with Alex at Kassingers on Rossland Rd back in 68-70, plus my brother Bob and his wife lived next door to you all. Alex was a friendly man and could always tell such funny stories. When we had down time he was always ready for a coffee and story telling. His stories of course! His kindness to me helped me in my first secretarial job after I graduated from school. I have always remembered him and as you folks continue on, you will have many wonderful memories as well. Our sympathies for your loss and our prayers to you all. Lynda and Claire Glendinning

Brent Young

October 30, 2019

Dear Sue and Greg,

I’m sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.

Best regards,
Brent Young

Jennifer Scott

October 30, 2019

Bernie and Brenda,
So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My condolences and prayers for your family.
Love Jennifer

Sharon Vanderloop

October 30, 2019

Shelley and Martin so sorry about your loss, thinking of you family at sad time.
Will, Sharon and family ❤

Scott Murchison

October 30, 2019

Dear Maggie, Sue, Greg and Caitlyn

I will always think of Alex at the cottage building away or directing us how to do it and do it right! He had the patience to help us learn even if he had to fix it later!

I really enjoyed his company and after a long day of work, his comradery with all those around, especially his family.

He will be missed

Scott and Pam.

Natasha Jones

October 30, 2019

Dear Greg and Family,
My condolences on the loss of your Father and Grandfather. May he rest in peace.

Erynn Real

October 30, 2019

Dear Sue and Greg,

I'm very saddened to hear of your loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

Erynn Real

Rhea Banerjee

October 30, 2019

Sue and Greg,
Please accept my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. I didn't have the pleasure of knowing your beloved father, but I can see that he was very special. I know that you are surrounded by lots of love and family, and please know that our thoughts are with you.
With warmest regards,
Rhea Banerjee

Sue Hillebrand

October 30, 2019

Don’t forget to straighten your glasses, dad. Love ya’❤️

BJ and Ross Macdonald

October 29, 2019

Sue, Greg and Caitlyn and Hillebrand Family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad and Opa. We are thinking about you as you prepare to celebrate Alex's life. He was so talented and creative. I loved to see all the newly built additions to your cottage. You are surrounded with precious memories.
Love BJ, Ross, Nicole and Janae Macdonald

FROM THE FAMILY