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Donald W. Hills

Donald W. Hills, 91, of Glasston, ND passed away Friday, October 21, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his wife and loving family. A memorial service will be held Monday, October 24, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bathgate Presbyterian Church, Bathgate, ND. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour before the time of services.
Donald W. Hills was born June 21, 1925, on the family farm southeast of Bowesmont, ND to John Walter and Susan Hills. He attended Mugford Country School and graduated from Bowesmont High School in 1943. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After boot camp and electrical training, he was shipped from Pearl Harbor to Guam and spent 15 months there until the war ended. He was then discharged and returned to the family farm.
On November 17, 1956, he married Helen Macken and they made their home on her family farm at Glasston, ND and resided there until the time of his death. They were members of the Glasston United Methodist Church until its closing.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Helen; daughters: Cindy (Bruce) Henschel, Glasston, ND, Toni (Kelly) Brown, Bathgate, ND, Jodi Coppin (Mark Hardebeck) Milnor, ND; grandchildren: Jennifer (Jordan) Knudsen, Kyle Switzer, Travis (McKenzie) Brown, Reece (Abby Jo) Brown, Levi Brown, Amy Jo Coppin (Zach Long); great-grandchildren: Hannah and Liam Knudsen and Maclin Brown; siblings: Maxine Wilson, Thelma Fritz, and Oliver "Bud" Hills.


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Helen, Girls and Family, I apologize for this late entry. I was gone for a week and just getting back to getting things caught up. Our deepest sympathy to all of you at the difficult time. Don was a man who I never seen anything but a smile that crossed his face where ever a person met him. A soft spoken man who was blessed with such a beautiful family. God bless his memory and God bless all of you! Don & Michelle Murray

Don & Michelle Murray Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

Toni, Cindy, and your families - I was so sorry to see that your father passed away. My thoughts are with you. I hope you have lots of happy memories to remind you of your father in the future and give you strength and comfort for today.

Susan Fiedler Deraney Oct 28 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, Gary & Tina Brevik

Gary & Tina Brevik Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Donald, I always enjoyed seeing him and his family when he would come in to see Dr Panico.. You are all in my prayers to find comfort and enjoy the memories of Donalds celebration of life. Phyllis

Phyllis Anderson Oct 23 2016 12:00 AM

I wish to extend my Sincere Sympathy to Helen & Girls. I know he will be missed. God Bless You.. Janny Cull

Janny Cull Oct 23 2016 12:00 AM

Love to you all. I loved Don such a kind and good man. Helen I am so sorry for your loss. Enjoy the beautiful memories that will never leave.

Jane Passa Oct 23 2016 12:00 AM