Larry Dean Hilbert

Birth Date: 
Monday, October 4, 1948
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018

WOOSTER – Larry Dean Hilbert, 69, of Wooster passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at his home.He was born October 4, 1948 in Wooster, the son of Donald and Helen O’Brien Hilbert.  He married Susan Ailer on July 14, 2001.  She survives.

He retired as a mechanical engineer from Motorcoach Industries in Loudonville.  Larry was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, the Wilderness Center Backpackers and was the former president of the Day Hikers Club, Friends of Wooster Memorial Park, the Friends of the Wayne Co. Park District (Barnes Preserve Vice President), visiting Mid-Ohio Race Track and was a member of the Rat Riders Vintage Bicycle Club.

Larry enjoyed exploring with Max, making walking/hiking sticks for people.  When Oak Hill Park was dedicated, he presented a stick to each member of Wooster City Council.  He also enjoyed hiking, biking, traveling, photography, preserving family history, collecting Hot Wheels, car shaped planters, egg scales, tee shirts coins and building a 1964 VW Baja.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Susan is a son, Derek Todd Hilbert of Michigan; his step-children, Hollie K.M. Landfried and Uriah N.T. Landfried; a grandson Maxwell Landfried, a sister Carla Daniels, and nieces, Amber Ratta of Marshallville and Jennifer Daniels of Wadsworth.

There will be no calling hours.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, 301 N. Market St., Wooster with the Rev. Ann Paynter officiating.  Burial will be at the FoxField Preserve at a later date.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Stark Co. Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave., Wilmot, OH 44689 or the Barnes Preserve, 3396 Sylvan Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Stark Co. Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave., Wilmot, OH 44689 or the Barnes Preserve, 3396 Sylvan Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Visitation: 

No calling hours

Service: 

Memorial service on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Zion Lutheran Church, 301 N. Market St., Wooster

Condolences

Dear Susan,
Prayers and blessings to you and your family.
Jim and Cindy Seaman

Prayers and hugs to you Susan and your family. Larry was a very kind soul, I appreciated how welcomed he made me feel when I joined the TWC hikers. I have lots of great memories of him. Take care.

Dear Susan, My thoughts and prayers are with you May God keep you in the palm of His hand Your friend Janet

Susan,
You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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