METROPOLIS, Ill. — Hildegard Maria Deen, 74, of Carrier Mills, formerly of Metropolis, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at her home.
She was a member of Eastland Baptist Church, formerly operated Hilde’s CafĂŠ, and was a cook at other restaurants.
She is survived by three daughters, Josie Purvis of Golconda, Heidi Deen of Harrisburg, and Elizabeth Smith of Carrier Mills; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and eight brothers and sisters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jason Deen Sr., and one son, Jason Deen Jr.
Her parents were Valentino and Anna (Thurn) Sauer.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with the Rev. Buford McGuire officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at the funeral home.