HILDA MAY PIERCEALL MCGUIRE
Hilda May Pierceall McGuire, 99, formally of 2527 Lind St. Quincy, Illinois, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday (July 25, 2017) at Sunset Home.
Born March 4, 1918 in Barry, Illinois, Hilda was the daughter of Roy and Alta Mitts Parrick. On December 31, 1945, Hilda married Ben Pierceall, and together they owned and operated Ben's Auto Salvage. He preceded her in death in 1991. On October 2, 1970, Hilda married James McGuire and he preceded her in death in 1986.
Hilda was a 1936 graduate of Quincy High School. She began her career during World War II in the tool and die department of the Electric Wheel. Hilda then went on to work as an LPN at the P&S Clinic for Doctor Carl Hagler and Doctor James Cravens. She then worked at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy for eighteen years until her retirement in 1986.
Hilda loved being with her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed cooking, dancing, listening to music, and volunteering at the Veterans Home.
Survivors include a daughter, Judith Niekamp (Bud) of Quincy; three grandchildren, John Niekamp (Mary), Troy Niekamp (Mary) and Kim Niekamp, all of Quincy; five great grandchildren, Ryan Niekamp (Kimberly), Trevor Niekamp (Jessica), Thomas Bryan IV, Sheldon Niekamp (Cristina), and Ashley Niekamp, all of Quincy; two nieces, Tracey Moffatt (Jeff) of New Orleans, LA and Cynthia Mendenhall of Salt Lake City, UT; and three great great grandchildren.
Hilda was preceded in death by her parents, one nephew, Dudley Parrick, and one brother, LeRoy "Junior" Parrick.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with minister Dixie Croxton officiating. Burial will be in the Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activity Department, or the Shriners Children's Hospital.