She was a member of the Norwalk First United Methodist Church, where she served as financial secretary for around 15 years. Ethel enjoyed sewing, crafting, reading, was an avid Browns, Indians and Buckeye fan and a devoted grandmother.
Mrs. Hildreth is survived by her husband Dale L. Hildreth, whom she married Sept. 18, 1982; son Douglas L. (Dayna) Hildreth of Westerville; granddaughter Kennedy Hildreth; three brothers, Paul (Nancy) Rupert of Michigan, Charles (Sharon) Rupert of Georgia and Alex (Barb) Rupert of Pennsylvania, sister Elma (Charles) Sherman of Indiana, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Norwalk First United Methodist Church, 60 West Main Street, Norwalk with Rev. Dr. Brian C. Oglesbee officiating. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Norwalk First United Methodist Church, 60 West Main Street, Norwalk.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.