Arlen G. Hillius


Arlen G. Hillius, “Poncho”, 73, Medina, ND passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023 at his farm near Medina. Arlen was born August 10, 1949 to Theodore E. Jr. and Emma L. (Schatz) Hillius in Jamestown, ND. Arlen was raised on the family farm south of Medina where he resided at the time of his death. On June 20, 1969 he married the love of his life, Irene Brilz. They have 4 daughters who are his pride and joy.

Honored to have shared Arlen’s life is his wife of 53 years, Irene, his daughters and son-in-laws Christina (Dwight) Dockter of Medina, ND, Carmen (Leon) Mittleider of Tappen, ND, Chantel (Tracy) Kramlich of Bismarck, ND and Cassie Hillius of Maple Grove, MN. Grandchildren: Bailey March, Cheyenne Ketterling, Cierra Hauck, Dalton Dockter; Caitlin, Logan & Shayne Mittleider, Courtney Cunningham; Jayden, Lucas & Aiden Kramlich; Sophia Bergh; and 7 Great-Grandchildren. Sister Eloise (James) Kleven, brother Stanley (Marge) Hillius, sister Shelly (Michael) Fercho, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arlen was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Bonnie Lou, brother Jay Steven, sister and brother-in-law Shirley and George Newbury.

Visitation for Arlen will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm, Sunday, March 19 at Eddy Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, March 20 at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Windsor, ND. Burial will be in the Medina City Cemetery at a later date.

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Eddy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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