James “Jim” M.W. Hilligas, 81, of Grand Island passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, at Christ Lutheran Church, 1300 N. Grand Island Ave., Grand Island. Reverend Tom Schneider is the officiant. Burial of ashes will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 10 a.m. until service time. All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Jim was born Feb. 19, 1939 in Hampton, the son of William E. and Alta Amelia (Werth) Hilligas.
Survivors include his daughter, Lea Marie Hilligas of Grand Island; brother, Gerald (Ruth) Hilligas of Inland; niece, Alicia (John) Gundlach and nephew, Daniel Hilligas; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Karen in 2010; his parents and an infant sister.
Memorials are suggested to the family or Christ Lutheran Church.
Online remembrances may be left at www.giallfaiths.com.