Hilda J. Struckhoff (nee Bruckerhoff), 94, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Grandview Care Center. She was born in Rhineland, Missouri on April 25, 1922 to the late Anton and Christina (nee Schluss) Bruckerhoff. Hilda was united in marriage to the late Raymond M. Struckhoff on June 9, 1943 in Rhineland, Missouri. She was a talented and skilled quilter, and enjoyed hand sewing and embroidering intricately beautiful quilts. She was a member of the St. Francis Borgia Ladies Sodality, Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, a monthly card club, and the Washington Senior Center.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 10 am at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 28 from 3 until 7 pm at Miller Funeral Home. Memorial donations are appreciated to the Roman Catholic Foundation (SFBRHS Scholarships) or the Friends Foundation (formerly Friends of Emmaus).
Mrs. Struckhoff is survived by four children, Kathleen Hertlein and husband Marvin, Patricia Wolking and husband Bill, Virginia Brinker, and Andrew Struckhoff, all of Washington; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three siblings, Selma Kruse, Alphonse Bruckerhoff, and Agatha Buenemann; one son in law, David Brinker; and one niece, Neomae Kruse.