Hila Mae Zietlow passed away on Monday, February 6th, 2023, after a long illness. She was born in Montevideo, MN, on December 10, 1942 to Louis and Helen (Raddohl) Erickson. She resided in Tyro Township with her parents and graduated from Montevideo High School in 1960. Hila met Ordell Zietlow and the two were married in 1961 at Zion Lutheran Church. She worked for Swifts in Montevideo, the Boyd Post Office for 10 years, the Porter Post Office for 17 years, and most recently at Walmart in Montevideo for 12 years until her retirement. Hila enjoyed playing cards with her many friends and loved to decorate for Christmas inside and outside of the house. She always had many goodies to serve to her family and friends. Hila was president of the Ladies’ Auxiliary League and sold poppies for 20 years for the Auxiliary. She was president of the Boyd Senior Center where she would often bring her homemade baked goods for lunch.
Hila is preceded in death by her son, DelRoy Zietlow; parents, Louis and Helen (Raddohl) Erickson; grandparents, Charlie and Ida (Zempel) Raddohl, and eight sisters and brothers-in-law.
Hila is survived by her husband, Ordell Zietlow of Boyd; brothers, Luther (Mary) and Lynn (Elaine) Erickson of Montevideo; brother-in-law, Howard (Sharon) Zietlow, a number of nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 17th, from 5-7 PM with a prayer service beginning at 6:30 PM at the J.H. Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield. Funeral will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 11 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, Tyro Township with visitation one hour prior at the church. Interment to follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Boyd.
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