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Obituary of Hilda Marie Graefenstein
Hilda Marie Graefenstein, age 90, of Boothwyn, PA, died on Monday, July 19, 2021. Hilda was born on July 9, 1931, in Oxford, Pennsylvania, to Hilma and Arthur Graefenstein. Hilda grew up in Folsom, and proudly graduated from Ridley High School in 1949.
Hilda went on to work, first at Boeing, and later at Drexel University, as a Comptroller. After retiring, she moved to Philadelphia, until she moved to Boothwyn, with her niece, Lisa Kreider and her family. “Aunt Hilda” then joined St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, and adopted her new found church family as her own. In 2004, Aunt Hilda decided to move to Lutheran Knolls Community, in which she enjoyed taking part in many different activities, especially becoming a member of the “Red Hat Ladies”.
Aunt Hilda is survived by her son, Kim Clark (Holly), her nieces, Lisa Kreider (Russell) and Susan Bower (Alan), and nephew, John Henry (Linda). Also survived by her grandchildren, grand-nephews and nieces, and a whole generation of great-grandchildren and great-grand-nieces and nephews.
Despite all of life’s ups and downs, Aunt Hilda will always be remembered for her endurance, generosity, stubbornness, and love of church.
Visitation: Saturday, July 31st from 3:00PM - 4:00PM at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston, PA 19014.
Memorial Service: Saturday, July 31st at 4:00PM at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston, PA 19014.