Obituary

Orvin "Orv" N. Hilleque
April 4, 1944 - June 11, 2020

Orvin

Orvin "Orv" N. Hilleque
Apr 4, 1944 - Jun 11, 2020

Orvin
Iframe toggler
Plan Ahead
Free Grief Support
Free Newsletter

Orvin Neuman Hilleque, of Deerfield, passed away from cancer on June 11, 2020, at age 76. Orv was born on April 4, 1944, to father James Andrew Hilleque II, and mother Margie Elaine Hilleque. Orv grew up in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, where his family operated a sod farm for many years. He was predeceased by his brother, Earl Mcfadden, and leaves behind two sisters, Lucille Ahrens and Farrel Geisler. He is survived by daughter Marjorie Hart, son James Andrew Hilleque, III, and granddaughter Katriina Hilleque.
Orv had a passion for building things at an early age, starting with a go-cart at 16, which he crafted from a lawn mower motor. He assisted his dad building homes and learning the art of excellence, which he carried forward throughout his life, especially into his career as a cabinetmaker. He built two businesses and, in semi-retirement, he worked for Wisconsin Built, a company he respected, that shared his standard for true craftmanship. Later, Orv dove back into his first love of cars, winning blue ribbons at car shows for the work he did to give classic old cars new life.
A much-loved father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Orv exemplified generosity of spirit. All who have known Orv and forever changed. We're better for having known him, and will pay it forward with affection and respect.
At Orv's request, there will be no formal services. Those wishing to gather together as friends and family to remember the life of someone they loved, lifting a glass, or sharing a bite, are welcome to call Denny Pete (608) 212-9205. Orv was a great animal lover and his canine family members, Buckshot, Ringo, and Max, will be lovingly cared for by a dear friend. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to an animal rescue of your choice.


Informed Choice Funeral
& Cremation Alternatives
3325 E. Washington Ave. Madison
(608) 249-6758

 
 

Darcy Erickson Julseth on Jun 15, 2020

So sorry to hear of Orv's passing.... he was a great guy. One of my dad Whitey's best friends. I love that the picture you used has his signature pencil behind the ear and the lip/tongue thing he often did. I will always remember him with a smile!💙💙

Videos

Photos

Add a photo

The services for Orvin "Orv" have not yet been added. Please sign up below to be notified when the services are ready.

Get Notified When a Service is Added

Iframe toggler
Plan Ahead
Free Grief Support
Free Newsletter
Orvin

Sign in to add your memory

Login with Facebook

We will never post without permission

Just for verification: we never spam!

Orvin

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Orvin

Add to Your Calendar

Orvin

Obit Checkin

Orvin

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Orvin

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Orvin

Get Updates - SMS notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Orvin "Orv"

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Orvin "Orv" leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook

Local, family-owned funeral and cremation alternative serving Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin since 2000.