Donald Herman Hilbert was born October 18, 1935 in Brookville, Indiana the son of Albert and Martha (Schmid) Hilbert. He passed from this life on Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Tulsa at the age of 83 years, 7 months and 5 days.
Donald was retired from Electrolux where he worked assembling dishwashers. He was of the Catholic faith and was member of the United Auto Workers Union. Donald enjoyed fishing, playing poker, going to stock car races, gardening and watching WWE wrestling.
His survivors include his son, Melvin Bates of Tulsa; brother, Freddie Hilbert of Oxford, Ohio; sisters: Mary Ann Harlan of Connorsville, Indiana, Janet Ammerian of Indianapolis, Indiana, Millie Isaac of Everton, Indiana and Patty of Maryetta, Georgia; granddaughter, Jennifer Quesenbury and husband, David of Tulsa; and great grandchildren, Davian, Abbey, Miranda, Raeann, Rashelle and Patrick.
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Hilbert; mother, Martha Castle; wife, Emma Hilbert; sister, Betty and grandson, Joseph.
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home and an online guestbook is available by visiting www.heathgriffithfuneralhome.com.