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Hilma E. Schweigert, 91, Lehr, ND, died Tuesday June 25, 2019 at the Ashley Medical Center in Ashley, ND.
Hilma Kanewischer was born May 12, 1928 on the family farm North of Lehr in Logan County, the daughter of William Kanewischer and Emma (Dallman) Kanewischer. She received her elementary in the local rural school and helped on the family farm.
She and Albert Schweigert were married May 26, 1947 at Napoleon, ND. They made their home on his parents farm Northeast of Lehr where they worked the family farm. Following their retirement they continued to reside on the farm. Albert passed away February 13, 1987. She continued to reside on the farm until she moved into Lehr. In June 2018 she entered the Ashley Care Center in Ashley, ND. Hilma loved farming, gardening, playing cards, puzzles and reading. She also loved riding Horses, her adopted cat and spending time with family.
Surviving are two daughters, Stella Meidinger, Gackle, ND; Cora (Terry) Stickel, Lehr, ND; 6 grandchildren, Becky & Chad Snell, Thomas & Jessi Schweigert, Marsha & Andrew Monsen, Kari & Travis Meidinger Cartney, Timothy Stickel and Noah Stickel; 11 great grandchildren, Logen, Alex, Elisha, Daxton, Cole, Macy, Megan, Allison, Kendra, Emma and Ryan; 1 sister, Hilda (Roger) Bergstro, Waseca, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1987, 2 sons, James in 1962 and Allen in 2005, 1 grandson Andrew, 1 son in law, Dale Meidinger, 1 daughter in law Shirley Schwiegert, 1 Brother, Otto, 2 sisters, Martha and Elsie
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM Friday June 28, 2019 in the Zion United Methodist Church with Daniel Camero officiating.
Interment will be made in the Lehr City Cemetery, Lehr, ND.
Visitation - 1 hour before services