An active member of Trinity Lutheran Church Freistadt, Earl served on many boards and committees, sang in the Senior Choir and directed the Male Choir.
Earl founded Hilgendorf Memorials in 1969 in Grafton and was dedicated to the memorial business until his passing. For many years, he was the secretary/treasurer for the WI Monument Builders Association. Earl loved music. Since 1949 he was a dedicated member of Die Freistadt Alte Kameraden Band and the director for many years. Earl was a past chairman of the board for Milwaukee’s Germanfest.
The family will receive visitors on Monday, August 1st from 4-8 pm at Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg. A celebration of life will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd at 2 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church Freistadt. The family will receive visitors at the church from noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church Freistadt building fund or a memorial of your choice.