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Jim Hildreth

March 25, 1947 - December 10, 2016
Hudsonville, MI



Tuesday, December 13, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
3:00 PM EST
Calvary Baptist Church
517 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2724


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Mary Free Bed Foundation
235 Wealthy Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Life Story / Obituary


Jim D. Hildreth, age 69, of Hudsonville passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Jim was retired from sales management and served for many years on the Society of Plastic Engineers board. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. Jim loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Helen Hildreth.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary and children: Kelly and Scott Dogger of Holland and Brandon and Linda Hildreth of Allendale; grandchildren: Kiersten, Steven, Victoria, Jason, Cameron, Brianna, Grant, Hannah, Marissa and Emilee; brother: William Jr. and Judith Hildreth of Hudsonville; sister-in-law: Sharon and Bob Gilman of Holland; nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church, 517 West 32nd Street in Holland. Pastor Paul Davis will be officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Dykstra Funeral Home – Northwood Chapel, 295 Douglas Avenue in Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to the Mary Free Bed Foundation. To sign an on-line registry or leave a memory please visit