James “Jimi” G. Hildebrand


James “Jimi” Giles Hildebrand, 21, Superior, WI, formerly of Orr, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.


  He was born on September 4, 1994 in Maplewood, Minnesota, the son of Daniel and Gwendolyn “Wendi” (Isham) Hildebrand.  He grew up in St. Paul, he then moved to Orr with his mother.

    “Jimi” graduated from the Vermilion Country Charter School in Tower in 2014.   His passion was writing. He was a creative, gifted and prolific writer, currently working on a novel.  Jimi was a member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa.  He enjoyed hunting and the great outdoors.


 “Jimi” is survived by his mother, Wendi Strong of Superior; father, Daniel (Patty Hall) Hildebrand of St. Paul; a brother, Eliot Sweere of Superior; a sister, Hannah Hildebrand of Superior; a step-brother, William Warren-Hall of St. Paul; paternal grandparents, Jim & Peggy Hildebrand of St. Paul; maternal grandparents, Linda Isham of Virginia, MN, and Gary Strong of Nett Lake; paternal great grandmothers, Marion Hildebrand of Sheboygan, WI, and Eileen Giles of Montgomery, Ill.; numerous aunts, uncles, and many other special relatives; along with his pet dog, Kaycie, who he affectionately called his “little sister.”


SERVICES: Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Monday, (Nov. 16th) at the Nett Lake Baptist Church. The Wake will be after 4:00 PM Sunday at the church.  Rev. Kevin Land will be the officiant.  Arrangements are with Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook.  To sign the online guest book, or send a condolence to the family, go to www.mlakerfuneralhome.com