Robert “Bob” Hilts

October 7, 1925 - January 24, 2018

Robert “Bob” Hilts, of Keizer, died Jan. 24, 2018, at the age of 92. He was born in Watertown, S.D., on Oct. 7, 1925, to Alvia and Myrtle (Forcht) Hilts and was the fifth of six children. Bob was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church and a longtime resident of Dallas.
He is survived by his children; Barbara Jones, Cheryl Austin, Christine Flaming and Robert Hilts (Melinda); 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at the Dallas United Methodist Church at 2 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the United Methodist Church, Dallas, in his memory. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. To share an online condolence, go to