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Neil A. Hillstrom

July 22, 1937 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Neil Hillstrom Obituary

Neil A. Hillstrom, age 86 of New Berlin, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024 at Heritage Deer Creek Assisted Living in New Berlin.

Neil was born on July 22, 1937 in Manitowoc, son of the late Arthur and Lorraine (Greicar) Hillstrom. He grew up in Manitowoc and was a 1955 graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School. In the past Neil was a Plant Manager for A&P and Borden. On November 8, 1958 Neil was married to the former Mary Gintner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. He was a member of the Elks Club and the Knights of Columbus.

Neil loved spending time with friends and family. His hobbies included fishing, gardening and a good card game. His smile and sense of humor will be missed.

Survivors include his wife Mary, their two children Tim (Lori) Hillstrom, Greenwood IN and Faye (Dennis) Nevinski, New Berlin, WI, four  grandchildren: Andy (Jen) Hillstrom, Megan Hillstrom, Ashley Nevinski, and Lauren Nevinski (Ben Rieckhoff, fiancé); four great-grandchildren: Luke Hillstrom, Jake Hillstrom, Brooklynn Hillstrom, and Matthew Hillstrom; one brother and sister-in-law Lee (Joy) Hillstrom, three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law: Janet (Al) Braun, Whitelaw, Donna Gintner, Manitowoc, Shirley Gintner, Hartford,  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur and Lorraine Hillstrom; one brother and sister-in-law Jim (Donna) Hillstrom: brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law include: Paul (Rose Ann) Gintner, Kenneth Gintner, Louis Gintner, Richard (Dorothy) Gintner, Joseph (Rosie) Gintner, Jack Gintner, Earl (Dorothy) Gintner, Leo (Dolores) Gintner, Angeline (Isadore) Mahloch, Florence (Emil) Tienor, Gail (Norbert) Braun.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. The Rev. Richard Klingeisen will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends and family may call at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Parish of Poy Sippi, Wisconsin. The Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Pfeffer Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

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April 6, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
15 South County Road J
Cato, WI 54230

Mass of Christian Burial
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
15 South County Road J
Cato, WI 54230

April 6, 2024

12:15 PM
St. Mary s Cemetery
13943 Clarks Mills Road
Reedsville, WI 54230


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