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Charlotte Hillburg - Class Of 1945

Charlotte Hillburg, age 90 of Algona, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona.

Born on June 20, 1927, Charlotte was the daughter of the late Jerome and Jessie (Riggi) Leto in Kenosha, WI. She attended Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha, WI. Following graduation she attended Beauty and Cosmetology School in Milwaukee, WI. On August 30, 1950, Charlotte was united in marriage to Robert Hillburg in Racine, WI. The couple lived in Newport, PA and Kenosha, WI before moving to Algona in 1966.

Charlotte was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church and was active in St. Cecelia Guild, Elks Auxiliary and Bridge Clubs.

Charlotte is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Avery of Tucson, AZ; son, Daryl (Mary) Hillburg of Algona; seven grandchildren, Joe Hauptmann of Algona, Wendy (Mark) Shade of Kettering, OH, Marcy (Marty) Coleman of Nora Springs, Jeremiah Harris (Jeff Belleau) of Golden Valley, MN, Connie (Heath) Richter of Spencer, Naomi Harris (Luke Harvey) of Mankato, MN and Adam Hillburg of Omaha, NE; thirteen great-grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a sister, Rosemarie Brown of LaMirada, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; a grandson, T.J. Hillburg; and a brother, Al Leto.

Visitation was held on Monday, December 11 at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Burial will take place at a later date at the All Saints Chapel in Kenosha, WI.