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Lucy Hillestad

March 5, 2014
Lucy Hillestad
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Obituary for Lucy Hillestad

Lucile “Lucy” Teresa Hillestad, 81, of Woodruff passed away peacefully March 5, 2014. Lucy was born in Mazomanie, WI to Gertrude and Frank Wolf on February 19, 1933. Lucy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. She loved singing in the church choir, cooking, baking, fishing and being with her “Family”. She was a Life Master Bridge player, very involved with Republican Women’s Group, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and for many years an elected official for the city of Los Altos Hills, CA – holding the position of Councilwoman and Mayor. At the age of 60 she went back to the University of Wisconsin –Richland Center and completed her Bachelors of Science degree, a lifetime goal. Lucy, a Master Herbalist, was the co-founder and had daily involvement in Hillestad Pharmaceuticals – Manufacturers of Nutritional Products. Lucy was a leader in the community and a member of many clubs and organizations. Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, Gertrude and Frank Wolf, three brothers; Paul, Leonard, and Frank Jr (Sonny) Wolf, and two sisters; June Brunner and Ellen Wolf. Lucy is survived by her Husband of 60 years, Donald Hillestad, her Children, Dan Hillestad, SueMarie Green (Lenny), Judy McCartney (Ron) and Linda Chase, as well as four Grandchildren – Ryan, Kendra, Kyle and Kelly and Siblings Mary Riedy, John Wolf (Alena) and Josephine Heyden. Visitation will be held at Nimsgern Funeral Home in Woodruff on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 4 to 6pm and on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church from 10 to 11am. Funeral Service will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11am with Father Aaron Devett officiating. Burial Service will be on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 2pm at St. Barnabas Cemetery in Mazomanie, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, 8950 County Hwy J, Woodruff, WI 54568 – in memory of Lucy Hillestad. Online condolences may be shared at NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES OF WOODRUFF, WI IS SERVING THE FAMILY.


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