Carl Louis Hille


Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2006


  Carl Louis Hille

Carl Louis Hille

Former Alaska resident Carl Louis Hille of Sequim, Wash., died Monday, July 24, 2006, at his home. He was 73.

Mr. Hille was born May 17, 1933 in New York City to to Hans Carl Frederick and Frances (Sojak) Hille. He served in the Army from 1950-53 and married Helen van der Veen on Jan. 17, 1957.

He lived in Alaska from 1964 to 2000. He worked in the private sector from 1964-67 in Anchorage and Homer. In 1967 he was appointed finance director of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. He was a co-founder and past president of the Alaska chapter of the Municipal Finance Officers of Alaska. He also served on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly.

In 1980 he moved to Seldovia and became city manager, a position he held for seven years. He was in Galena for a term and went to Yakutat from 1991-95, as that city went from city to a borough form of government. He retired to Seldovia in 1995, and the family moved to Sequim in 2000.

He enjoyed gardening and his cat of 15 years, Boo-Grrs.

Mr. Hille was preceded in death by his son, Carl Hans; and brother, Edwin.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Hille of Sequim; daughters, Sheila and her husband, Mike Blaise, of Ventura Calif., and Gail Hille of Girdwood; and sister, Gail and her husband, Jerry Wollman, of New Rochelle, N.Y.

Memorial donation may be made to Peninsula Friends of Animals, P. O. Box 404, Sequim, WA 98382.

Arrangements were made by Drennan-Ford Funeral Home and Crematory in Port Angeles, Wash.

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