Hilda M. Curry, 89, Vandalia

Hilda M. Curry, 89, of Vandalia, died at 3:28 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Peter Kolb officiating. Burial will be in South Hill Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Hohlt & File Funeral Home in Vandalia, and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. Memorials: Holy Cross Radio Ministries.

Mrs. Curry was born on Dec. 19, 1918, in St. Paul, the daughter of Theodore and Augusta Torbeck Rubin. She married A. Dale Curry on Nov. 28, 1936, in Greenville; he died on Feb. 1, 1990.

She was a retired certified nurses aide from Cherrywood Health Care Center in Vandalia. She was a charter member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and the Holy Cross Ladies Society, and she held various offices for the society. She was a member of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League and a past president of the Altamont Zone of the LWML. She was a former member of and an accompanist for the adult choir at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, served as an organist at the church for more than 50 years, taught Sunday school at the church for more than 30 years and was a member of the Lutheran Laymens League. She volunteered at Cherrywood Health Care Center after her retirement.

She is survived by sons, Larry D. Curry and his wife Berta of Effingham, Phillip R. Curry and his wife Pat of Decatur, and Ronald L. Curry and his wife Lynn of Spring, Texas; daughter, Ruth Ann and her husband John Moyer of Vandalia; brother, Raymond Jack Rubin and his wife Betty of St. Peter; sister-in-law, Bernice Rubin of St. Peter; brother-in-law, Lester Gluesenkamp of Alma; grandchildren, Regina Curry, Scott Curry and his wife Karen, Tom Curry and his wife Grace, Tracey and her husband John Roesch, Ronnie Curry Jr. and his wife Courtney, Carla and her husband Judd Newcomb, Kelly Curry, and Candi Moyer and her fianc Greg LeDuc; five great-grandchildren; three great-stepgrandchildren; and six great-great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Delores; grandson, Chad Moyer; three sisters; and two brothers.

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