Tracy Ann Hilding
July 7, 1942 – December 26, 2022
Tracy Hilding, age 80, passed away on December 26, 2022, after struggling with a gastric illness. She was surrounded by her loved ones at the time she passed, staying determined right up to the end.
Tracy was born on July 7, 1942, to her beloved parents, Don & Eileen Brown, in Lincoln, Nebraska. They moved to Omaha, where her mother was a teacher at St. Robert’s. Tracy went to Holy Name High School and had some college at Creighton University. She was an ambitious young woman, eventually opening up her own business, Access Business Concepts, after working with her father for many years.
She married the love of her life Galen Hilding on April 8, 1968. They raised four children: Becky, David, Julie, and Steve. They loved to travel and especially loved Hawaii. Galen passed away after a battle with lung cancer in 2007. They were married for 39 years.
After closing her business, Tracy went to work at Baker’s grocery store. She held many jobs there, working right up until she got sick. She was a hard worker, always saying that she didn’t want to sit around and loved to be working. She made many friends there.
Tracy is preceded in death by her parents, Don and Eileen Brown, and her beloved husband, Galen Hilding.
Tracy is survived by daughter Becky Wees (Ron Stark); son David Borders; daughter Julie Spicer (Kip); son Steven Hilding (Traci); 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Tracy is also survived by sister Donna Stoll (Joe); many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and nieces, and great-great-nieces and nephews on both maternal and paternal sides.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Monday, January 2nd, from 5-7PM at West Center Chapel.