Lori Ann Hilmer
Lori A. Hilmer, 48, of North Liberty died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids surrounded by her family, following a passionate fight against cancer.
Funeral services were held June 25 at First United Methodist Church in North Liberty, with burial at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Liberty.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Lori’s memory. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.
Lori Ann Nolton was born Nov. 23, 1965, in Forest City, the daughter of David E. and Dorothy R. (Farrow) Nolton. Following graduation from Forest City High School in 1984, she attended Waldorf College in Forest City before transferring to the University of Iowa. Here she received her BS and later her master’s degree in social work. Her career began at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and later took her to the Grant Wood Area Education Agency.
Lori married Todd W. Hilmer on Sept. 21, 1991, in Forest City. The couple made their home in the Iowa City area since then, raising their three children; active in their activities, supporting their church, and she was a strong advocate of the food pantry through their church. Lori was an avid reader, and proud to be a cancer survivor.
Her family includes her husband, Todd; their children, Nick, Ben and Rebecca all at home; her parents, David and Dorothy Nolton of Thompson; brothers, Brian (Vicki) Nolton of Grinnell; and Tom (Roberta) Nolton of Forest City; sister, Cathy (Jeff) Hughes of Thompson; nieces and nephews, Danica, Kendra, Jacob, Hannah, Morgan, Karri, Jason and Sam; and one great-niece, Maddison.