John Edgar Hildenbrand

September 27, 1929October 29, 2013

John Edgar Hildenbrand, age 84, of Hammond, IN passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Phyllis “Patty” (nee Osha); four children: J.D. Hildenbrand, Nancee (Don) Noojin, Randy (Debbie) Hildenbrand and Michelle (Larry) Moore; five grandchildren: Bradlee (Kelly) Hildenbrand, Breanne (Terrance) Bryant, Amanda (Ryan) Azbill, Andrew Hildenbrand and Devin Moore; three great grandchildren: Landon, Lilyrayn and Gavin; two sisters: Esther (George) Lang and Effie Birch; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Hildenbrand was preceded in death by his parents: Dewey and Gladys Hildenbrand; and great grandson, Atlas Azbill. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN with John Brewer Minister officiating. Interment will follow at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home. Mr. Hildenbrand was a member of the Church of Christ and a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed camping, animals and western movies. John loved his family and will be dearly missed. Please visit:


  • Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 4, 2013

John Edgar Hildenbrand

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Nancee Noojin

May 26, 2014

I Love and miss you Dad

Chicker <3

December 24, 2013

it's 1 day til Christmas and this will be our first without you. it won't be the same and I miss you so much!!! please look after gram for us, she hasn't been the same since you left us. her joy for things left when you did, so please help her enjoy Christmas when we're all together even though you can't be with us.

Martha Nava

November 3, 2013

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Trust in God and he will see you through. My most deepest sympathies to you Patty, your family and extended family. Much Love.

Kathi and Brad Stark

November 3, 2013

Amanda,sorry for your loss may his suffering be over and he rest in peace in heaven in Gods loving arms with Atlas.

Amanda Azbill

November 2, 2013

I love you so much Gramp!!!! I miss you and dont know what we all would have done without you in our lives!!! You were the best grandpa and great grandpa ever!!!! Ryan, Lily-bug and I love and miss you so much!!! We'll see you soon!!! Please take care of Atlas for us until we can get there!!!! ??????

Lorrie Michaels(Snyder)

November 2, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.