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Lonnie Dale Hilgerson

Died: October 3, 2017

A native of Jacksonville, FL, resident of Baton Rouge and former resident of Morgan City, Lonnie Hilgerson passed away at home on Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at the age of 86. Lonnie served in the U.S. Army for two years and for several years worked as an accountant. He then began teaching High School Special Ed, which w…read more

A native of Jacksonville, FL, resident of Baton Rouge and former resident of Morgan City, Lonnie Hilgerson passed away at home on Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at the age of 86. Lonnie served in the U.S. Army for two years and for several years worked as an accountant. He then began teaching High School Special Ed, which was really his calling. After retiring from teaching, he became a national park ranger for the next sixteen seasons, working in the Smokey Mountain National Park, retiring in 2012. He loved to travel and camp, having visited all of the continental U.S. and several provinces of Canada. Lonnie is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Edna “Betty” Hilgerson; two daughters, Wesley Marx of Baton Rouge and Cynthia Louviere and husband Wayne of Houma; a son, Michael Hilgerson and wife Sherrie of Dardanelle, AR; grandchildren, Tori, Callie and partner Devin, Cassie, Todd, Ryan, Cody and fiancé Luisa; great-grandchildren, Colyn, Christian, Kylie, Emma and Ella; a sister, Jennie Taylor of Marrero; and a sister-in-law, Judith Hilgerson of Maitland, FL. Lonnie was preceded in death by his father, Harry Hilgerson; mother, Nina Thomas Hilgerson; and two brothers, Russell and Harold Hilgerson. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East Chapel, 11000 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, on Saturday, October 07, from 1 pm until Memorial Service at 3 pm. Memorial donations are requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 3:00 pm -

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

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