Heinz Hilten – Obituary

Heinz Hilten of Huntsville died peacefully on March 1st at the age of 103. He is survived by two daughters, Susanne Blumrich and Kathrin Hilten, both of New York; four grandchildren, Barbara Ulrich, Gabrielle Guffey, Johannes Blumrich and Matthias Blumrich and their families; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mr. Hilten was preceded in death by his wife, Kaete Hilten and his oldest daughter, Barbara Hilten. Heinz and Kaete had been married 77 years and Kaete died in 2012 at the age of 102.

The family would like to acknowledge Brookdale Place at Jones Farm whose dedicated staff provided a wonderful home for Heinz and Kaete the last 12 years of their lives. The support and love our father received from his amazing caregivers, Wanda Whitmer and Shaleah Harris helped to make his life safe and happy until the end. We thank you and will be always grateful.

Following the cremation, services will be private. Laughlin Service Funeral Home is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Ark, Inc., a No-Kill Animal Shelter. Heinz loved animals, birds and and the Guntersville dock.

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