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Gustav Carl Hillje

Obituary for Gustav Carl Hillje

December 11, 1936 - October 26, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 81


Gustav Carl Hillje, age 81 of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born on December 11, 1936 in San Antonio, TX to Gustav W. and Irene Onken Hillje.

Gus graduated from Jefferson High School in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Dorothy at Central Christian Church in 1959. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1959 thru 1962.

His greatest joys were being Umpa to his grandchildren and working alongside his son at the music store. He always had a smile and a story to tell and loved visiting with all of his band director friends.

Gus was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife. He is survived by his son, Scott Hillje and his wife, Lisa; his grandchildren, Ashley Hillje, Lane Hillje and Lauren Hillje; and his sister, Betty Johnson and her husband, Craig.

The family will receive friends from 5:00pm to 9:00pm with an Evening Service at 7:00pm on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Porter Loring Mortuary with Rev. Kay Johnson officiating. A graveside service will be held at 9:00am on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Rev. Jerry McNeil officiating.


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San Antonio, TX 78212
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