Rick Hilden, 60, of Clarkfield, formerly of Montevideo, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Hazel Run Luthern Church, officiated by Pastor Owen Derrick and special music by Debra Lee Fader and Steve Brendamoen.
Rick Hilden was born April 12, 1952 at Montevideo, to parents Harvey and Ione (Winge) Hilden. He was baptized on August 7, 1952 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Montevideo and confirmed on May 14, 1967 at Our Savior’s. He graduated from Montevideo High School and then attended Anoka Community College and Hennepin Technical College.
Rick and Debra Hegna were companions for 32 years. They married on March 15, 2012. Rick was the father of Elliot Hilden and he and Deb were the adoptive parents of two great nieces: Lila Blue and Jasmyne Jacobsen.
Rick was artistic and creative his whole life. He could turn rustic things into ART. He loved the peace and quiet of River Road. He was a true artist and also jeweler.
Rick and Deb moved to Clarkfield about 4 years ago.
He is survived by his wife, Debra and daughters Lila and Jasmyne of Clarkfield and son Elliot Hilden of Montevideo. He is also survived by his father, Harvey, sisters: Pam (Mel) Haugerud and Sue (Garret) Winter and brother James Hilden all of Montevideo.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ione Hilden, son Ricky Hilden and his grandparents.
Arrangements were with J.H. Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.