Hilda was a spunky, energetic, stubborn, and generous lady. She loved cats, shopping, being in the company of others, and having fun. She loved her family fiercely. May she rest in peace.
Hildegard was preceded in death by her husband, Carl James on June 9, 1995, and brothers, Helmut Kittel, and Werner Kittel. Survivors include her niece, Jeanne Niermeier of Aberdeen, Maryland; nephew, Rev. Charles Kittel of Pingree Grove, Illinois; Cousin Irene McCormick of Perry Hall, Maryland; and many grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
The family will be having a service on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., preceded by a visitation from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service, at Marion Nelson Funeral Home, 454 South Buck Moore Road, Lake Wales, Florida 33853. Interment will be held at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida next to her husband.