9:30-10:30 A.M. on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Riverview Place Chapel, Fargo.
10:30 A.M. on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Riverview Place Chapel, Fargo.
Mound Cemetery, Ortonville, MN.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Curtis Hillstrom was born on August 15, 1933 in Ortonville, Minnesota to Clarence and Mabel (Erickson) Hillstrom. He passed away April 12, 2013 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo. He attended country schools in Big Stone County through grade 8, and graduated from Ortonville High School in 1951. Curtis returned to farming until he joined the Army in 1956. He spent his tour of duty in the Korean War.
Until retirement, he was employed as manager of the fertilizer plant for North Star Cooperative in Cavalier, North Dakota. He served as a member of the National Ag Chemical Board. He was also selected as a member of the Cyanamid Master Dealer Council.
After his retirement he enjoyed spending the winters in North Carolina, Texas, and Arizona. He enjoyed visiting with all his friends, meeting new ones, farmers, and watching the cattle roundups. He was currently living at the Riverview Apartments in Fargo.
He is survived by his sisters, Geraldine (Gil) Vandeventer, Minnetonka, Minnesota and Charlotte (Jim) Farrell, Milbank, South Dakota; nieces, nephews, and cousins.