Elton Hilliard


Elton Edwin Hilliard, 67, of Detroit Lakes passed away on Tuesday, September 20th  at Neilson Place in Bemidji.

Elton was born 17 March 1955 in Fort Hood, TX, the third child of Mabel (Oien) and Elroy Hilliard.

Elton is survived by his children Bambi (Jeff) Tyler, Ivory (Kate), Elton, Charles, and Kara (Jordan) George; his grandchildren Caitlyn and Mazie Tyler, Iyassu and Emanuel Oien, and Salem George; his siblings Steve (Sandy), Marvin (Debbie), Linda Atherton, Lorraine (JR) Larson, Larry (Vicki), Wayne, Earl (Laura), and David (Dinah); his sisters-in-law Elaine and Linda; and his longtime partner Jodi Oien and her son Joshua (Alem) Oien. Elton is preceded in death by his parents, wife Beth (Evans), older brother Dennis, and twin brother Erwin.

Services for Elton will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 204 Pelican River Rd, Detroit Lakes, MN, on Thursday, 6 October 2022. The viewing will begin at 1pm with funeral services at 2:30pm followed by graveside service at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes with a light meal afterwards at the church. Flowers or cards may be sent to David-Donehower Funeral and Cremation Services, 609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN, 56501.

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