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Barbara Schaeppi Hildreth, age 67, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She was born on February 21, 1950 and grew up in Highland Park, Illinois, the daughter of the late William Schaeppi and the late Marian Moon Schaeppi. Barbara graduated from Hamline University. After graduation, she worked with the US Postal Service, and then with the United States Army in Germany, where she met her husband, Jim. Barbara was a strong woman of faith who inspired and encouraged everyone who encountered her. She loved to travel, loved adventure of all kinds, and loved Jesus, her husband, her family, friends and neighbors. She was a founding member of Christ the King Anglican Church and a member of The Order of the Daughters of the Holy Cross, and a member of Beta Sigma Phi Chapter XI Epsilon Kappa. Barbara also served as a volunteer at the Governor’s Mansion and at Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, was a member of the Heidelburg Wandering Club, the Heidelburg Ski Club, and participated in Bible Study Fellowship.
Barbara is survived by her husband, James Hildreth; stepson, Everett Hildreth; grandson, Jacob Hildreth, grandson, Grant Hildreth; and brother William Schaeppi.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gordon Schaeppi.

A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Hightower's Memorial Chapel with Father Ed Warner officiating.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 AM prior to the service at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Christ the King Anglican Church, P. O. Box 6263, Douglasville, Ga., 30154, 404-344-8462.

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Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134


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