Mary Jane Hilt


DE KALB - Mary Jane Hilt, 83, of DeKalb passed away Aug. 20, 2020 at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center.

A memorial service was held on Aug. 26 at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb with Fr. Kyle Manno of Christ the Teacher Parish officiating. Interment will be at a later date at Saint Theresa Cemetery in Earlville.

Mary was born Feb. 22, 1937 in Mendota to Adolph and Emma (Kratz) Goubeaux.

Survivors include two sons, Lawrence (Jeanne) Anderson of Sycamore and Darien (Carla) Anderson of Des Moines, Iowa; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Donna McKee of Minneapolis, Minn. and Rita (Ronald) Lilja of Mendota.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Anderson; one granddaughter, Holly Anderson; one son, Norbert Anderson; two brothers, Arthur and Emanuel Goubeaux; and a sister, Marge Hedgspeth.

Mary attended Holy Cross School and graduated from Mendota Township High School with the class of 1955. She was employed by the Leland School District where she was the director of food service for over 25 years.