Hildalee Engman, December 7, 1930 -- September 22, 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Hildalee Engman, 79, a longtime resident of Eureka Springs, died Wednesday, September 22, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers.

She was born December 7, 1930 in Vero Beach, Fla., the daughter of Lee Graham and Hildajane (Combs) Graham. She graduated from Vero Beach High School and attended the University of Florida at Gainesville, Fla.

Hildalee was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had many friends in Florida, Texas and Arkansas and was much loved by all.

She was a homemaker but took out time to model at the Dallas Merchandise Mart, and after moving to Carroll County, Ark., worked at the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce for a few years in the early 1980s.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Hildalee was united in marriage to William C. Engman in 1972. He survives her at the home. She is also survived by her son, Charles R. Dell, M.D. and his wife Virginia (Sutton) Dell and their sons, Hunter and Chase, all of Grand Prairie, Texas.

There will be no visitation. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.

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