December 23, 1944 - May 4, 2021
Norman F. "Charlie Brown" Hilger, 76, of David City, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLANTS OR STATUES : Memorials in Care of the Family Norman Hilger was born on December 23, 1944 at David City Hospital to Leonard and Lois (Martin) Hilger. He graduated from high school in 1964. He then attended SCC Milford from 1964 until 1966 in Diesel Mechanics. On July 23, 1966, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Sharon A. Juranek from Linwood. Two children were born to this union. Norman worked at Flynn & Larson in Fremont by day and farmed with his father-in-law Albin Juranek at night. In 1972, he formed a partnership with his brothers, The Hilger Brothers, where he maintained the farm equipment & commercial semi trucks. In 1994, his first grandchild was born and a simple farmer/mechanic/truck driver became "Popo", a driver, babysitter, educator and road warrior all in one. Norm worked as "Popo" from 1994 through his 3rd grandchild in 2002. "Popo" was the perfect candidate to become a school bus driver. He drove and helped maintain the buses until 2018. Grandpa Norm "The Master Malt Maker" will be truly missed by his grandchildren. Norm is survived by his wife, Sharon, Daughter, Dawn(Rick)Bogus of Columbus, Son, Shawn Hilger and Tammy Pflum of David City, 8 Grandchildren, Brittany Jo Hilger, Victoria Hilger, Corbin Hilger, Blaney Dreifurst, Jac Dreifurst, Luke Bogus, Jaden Pflum and Katie Pflum. 3 Brothers: Marvin(Diane) Hilger & Russell(Shirley)Hilger both of David City and Victor(Fran) Hilger of Lincoln. Brothers-in-law: Jim Miratsky Sr., Galen(Linda)Juranek,and sisters-in-law, Marilyn Pleskac and Jayne(Dave) Christensen. He was preceded in death by his parents, great-granddaughter, Scarlett Hilger, one brother, Duane Hilger, two sisters, Patti Ann Hilger and Pamela Miratsky. Brother-in-law: John Pleskac, Sister-in-law: Elloise Hilger, and nephew, John Russell Pleskac, parents-in-law, Albin(Adeline)Juranek.
Norman F. "Charlie Brown" Hilger, 76, of David City, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLANTS OR STATUES : Memorials in Care of the Family Norman Hilger was born on December... View Obituary & Service Information
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