December 7, 1998
After leaving the Air Force, Mr. Harmon married Mildred Grace Johnson of Somerton and entered the field of title insurance where he worked for 45 years, first in Yuma, and then following a move in 1966, in Seattle. In 1972, he transferred to Anchorage, Alaska, and returned to Seattle in 1975.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and painting outdoor scenery and wildlife.
Mr. Harmon was preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Lynn, who died in 1961 at the age of six months. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Harmon of Kenmore; daughter, Arla C. Cappelletti and her husband, Michael John of Woodinville; granddaughters, Arla Marie Cappelletti and Amanda Michelle Cappelletti of Woodinville; grandson, Anthony Michael Cappelletti of Woodinville; father, Joe S. Harmon of Batesville, Arkansas; sister, Margie Wilson and her husband, Ray of Yuma, Arizona; brother, Harrell Harmon and his wife Joy of Rotan, Texas.
Funeral services will be held Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at Purdy & Walters at the floral Hills Chapel with interment to follow at Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood.
He is survived by his life partner and friend Lorraine (Maybee) Hildebrand and numerous extended family members and friends. His mother and father, Kenneth Wayne Hildebrand and Maxine (Tyler) Hildebrand, preceded him in death.
Mr. Hildebrand will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted father to his girls and as a friend to many. He will also be remembered for his excellent cooking and his talents in building and construction. His family thanks the staff at Harborview Medical Center for their support. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Forgotten Children's Fund, care of the Seattle P-I.