Robbin "Bob" Hildebrand, 72

August 19, 2009

MARCH 12, 1937-AUG. 10, 2009

ONTARIO, Calif. -- Robbin "Bob" Hildebrand, 72, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, in Ontario, Calif.

Mr. Hildebrand was born March 12, 1937, to Clyde and Virginia Hildebrand of Hagerstown.

His brother Richard Hildebrand died in December 1992.

He is survived by his brother, Jack Hildebrand of Hagerstown; and his adopted son, Clifton Langford of Orange County, Calif.

Mr. Hildebrand served 20 years in the U.S. Navy, including five tours in Vietnam. Following his Navy service, he worked for 17 years for General Electric Jet Engine Division in California.

He was a member of Elks Lodge 1419 in Ontario, Calif., where he served as treasurer. He was a member of the American Legion, the Navy League and the Fleet Reserve Association.


A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Ontario Elks Lodge 1419, 1150 W. 4th St., Ontario, CA 91762.

Friends and family may send flowers or cards to the Elks Lodge in his name or make a donation to the Elks National Foundation Scholarship at

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