Catherine Hilborn, age 91, of the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba (formerly of Iron Mountain) passed away Wednesday morning December 7, 2011 at the Christian Park Health Care Center.
Catherine was born August 26, 1920 in Iron Mountain, MI the daughter of Antone and Ada (Tomassoni) Rigoni. She was raised in Iron Mountain where she attended Iron Mountain High School. Catherine was united in marriage to Harold Hilborn on October 4, 1940 at Immanuel Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. They made their home in Iron Mountain where they raised their three children. Catherine was a member of the Immanuel Conception Church and her hobbies included cooking, baking, playing cards, going to bingo and shopping. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Daughters: Kathleen (James) Goodman of Friendship, WI Donna (Bill) DeNeve of Gladstone, MI Sister: Antionette Dennis of Kingsford, MI.
6 grandchildren: Thomas DeNeve, Carri Plimpton, William DeNeve, Julie DeNeve, Mike Parker and Joe Parker. 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Harold on May 13, 1997, daughter, Harlene, on August 30, 1959 and 2 sisters.Private graveside services will be held at Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.