Rosetta Fern Hildebrandt


June 5, 1911 - May 5, 2008




Rosetta Fern Hildebrandt was born June 5, 1911 at Northville, SD, to Earl and Louella (Jenkins) Martin. She graduated from Waubay High School and attended Northern State College in Aberdeen. On January 1, 1931 she married L.L. “Vern” Hildebrandt in Aberdeen. They lived in Aberdeen, Rapid City, then moved to Mitchell in 1941. She was a partner in United Auto Parts for many years and owned a children’s clothing store. She was a longtime member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church where she was a pianist for many years. She was president of the Wesleyan Women’s Missionary Society and a member of the Monday Musicale Club.


Rosetta is survived by one son, Les Hildebrandt and wife, Mervela of Mitchell, one daughter, Ruth Brane and husband, Pierce of Shawnee, KS, seventeen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern in 2004, one son, Earl Hildebrandt, two daughters, Linda Lloyd and Janis Kinyon, her brother, Robert and her parents.




Wednesday, May 7, 2008
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Thursday, May 8, 2008
10:30 AM
Wesleyan Church
601 North Sanborn
Mitchell, South Dakota


Sunset Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Deb Wells on May 17, 2008
Les and Mer: My sympathy goes out to you. I fixed your Mom's hair while she was a Brady Memorial. I enjoyed her very much. She was a very sweet and gracious lady. Les, I am Gerrit Wolbrink's daughter. You used to call on him in Stickney. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. Deb
Posted by Don and Judy Vander Pol on May 9, 2008
Les and Mer: Very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.
Posted by Les & Shirley Schoffelman on May 7, 2008
Ruth and Pierce: across the miles from Green Bay WI to Mitchell SD may you know we care in this time of sorrow.
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