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Obituaries: Hildegard "Hilde" Modock


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Hildegard "Hilde" Modock, 91, of Buffalo passed away Wednesday (August 7, 2013) at Autumn Healthcare after along battle with Alzheimer's.

She was born September 5, 1921 in Dürrmaul, Czechoslovakia and was one of four children to the late Johann and Marie (Seidling) Roth. In 1945, during the purge of Germans from Czechoslovakia, Hilde fled into Germany and later, in 1952, emigrated to the United States.

Mrs. Modock retired from Ekco Housewares after 26 years of service in the 1980's after the company closed in Byesville. She loved to cook and bake and was well known for her European pastries. She will be missed by her family and friends who remember the many get-togethers that Hilde planned at her home.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers,

She is survived by two sons, Tony (Vickie) Modock and Nick Modock, both of Buffalo; one daughter Barbara Meyen Batal of Senecaville; two grandchildren, Amy (Mark) Eltringham of Geneva and John ( Tracy) Modock of Raeford, N.C. serving with the U.S Army; three great grandchildren, Ali, Riley and Destiny; one brother Ernst Roth of Munich, Germany and many nieces and nephews also of Germany; long-time friend and companion James Richard Farley of Caldwell.

Calling hours will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday with Evan. Woody Biggs officiating.

Burial will be in Buffalo Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.black-eppersonfuneralhomes.com
Calling hours will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville.
11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Evan. Woody Biggs officiating.
Buffalo Cemetery
Black-Epperson Funeral Home - Byesville

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